As I “skeletonize” more and more butterfly species, there have been some interesting surprises — one being Graphium weiskei or the Purple Mountain Swallowtail. This species of butterfly is known for it’s stunning colors, unique in the animal world. After I removed the scales (skeletonization) on the left side of […]
I developed a new technique of removing the scales of butterfly wings to reveal the amazing architecture that lies underneath. Check out these first pictures of “Skeletonized Butterflies”.