The Portrait of King Shoemaker Butterfly

Post on July 10, 2012 Butterfly BugsMacro

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The King Shoemaker butterfly (Prepona) not only has a cool name but also has interesting pale red proboscis and blue eyes. I am not certain of the subspecies of the Prepona as i didn’t take a picture of the wing pattern but i recall the side wing looks like an Omphale’s King Shoemaker (Archaeoprepona omphale). Taken with Canon 180mm, 2x III and a 20mm extension tube.

  • Canon, EOS 1D Mark IV
  • EF 180mm F3.5L USM Macro
  • ISO 100, 0.8s, F16 ,360mm
  • Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas Texas
  • June 03, 2012
The Portrait of King Shoemaker Butterfly

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