Ready to emerge

This photo was taken moments before the butterfly emerged from its chrysalis. It is possible to distinguish the brown and orange colours of the wings.

Opsiphanes invirae

• Mariposa duende de las sombras / Mariposa fantasma
• Lagarta desfolhadora / Lagarta verde do coqueiro

Scientific classification:
Species: O. invirae

Solymar, Canelones, Uruguay

Its first flight! Watch the video on Youtube

Photo Taken: March 11, 2021
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