Doris Longwing Butterflies Mating

Another take of butteries love affair but a different species of Longwing — Doris or Rayed Longwing butterfly (Heliconius Laparus doris). I wish the top individual was in better shape and color like its mate. Taken with Canon 2x III wide open.

  • Canon, EOS 1D Mark IV
  • EF 180mm F3.5L USM Macro
  • ISO 100, 1/5s, F8 ,360mm
  • Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas Texas
  • June 17, 2012
Doris Longwing Butterflies Mating

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