Lepidoptera – Butterflies and Moths from around the World ðŸŒŽðŸŒ.

Painted Lady – Gozo, Malta.

Nature at its best. Wings covered with a composition of scales, creating some of the most beautiful creations of nature.

All photos taken by Michael Sammut (c).

Small Copper – Sicily, Italy.
Small Tortoiseshell – Mongolia.
African Monarch – Malta.
Large Green- banded Blue – Papua New Guinea.
Papilio sp. – Kenya.
Apollo – Mongolia.
Queen Victoria Birdwing – Solomon Islands.
African Monarch – Sicily, Italy.
Brimstone – Georgia.
Hypocysta haemonia (?) – Papua New Guinea.
Silver- washed Fritillary – Spain
Common Grass Yellow – Sri Lanka.
Meadow Brown (female) – Gozo, Malta.
Meadow Brown (female) – Gozo, Malta.
Comma sp. – Mongolia.
Meadow Argus – Solomon Islands.
Painted Lady – Gozo, Malta.
Tanzania.
Red Helen – Sri Lanka.
Ectomis sp. – Costa Rica.
Painted Lady – Malta.
Leafwing sp. – Costa Rica.
Bath White – Malta.
Bath White – Malta.
Silky Owlet – Papua New Guinea.
Silky Owlet – Papua New Guinea.
African Monarch – Malta.
African Monarch – Malta.
Scarce Swallowtail – Spain.
Tanzania.
Papua New Guinea.
Painted Lady – Malta.
Painted Lady – Malta.
Painted Lady – Malta.
Painted Lady – Malta.
Wall Brown – Malta
wall Brown – Malta.
LOng- tailed Blue – Gozo, Malta.
Long- tailed Blue – Malta.
Southern Common Blue – Malta.
Southern Common Blue – Malta.
Southern Common Blue – Malta.
Southern Common Blue – Malta.
Southern Common Blue – Malta.
Geranium Bronze – Malta.
Lang’s Short-tailed Blue – Malta.
Swallowtail – Malta.
Broad Banded Grass Yellow – Varirata National Park, Papua New Guinea.
Blue Tiger – Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Varirata National Park, Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea.
Decorated Metalmark – Papua New Guinea.
Mt. Austen, Honiara, Solomon Islands.
White Peacock – Costa Rica.
Swallowtail sp. – Tanzania.
Fritillary – Mongolia.
Fritillary – Mongolia.
Fritillary – Mongolia.
Death’s Head Hawkmoth – Malta.
Oleander Hawkmoth – Malta.
Silver- striped Hawkmoth – Malta.
Hummingbird Hawkmoth – Malta.
Costa Rica.
Varirata National Park, Papua New Guinea.
Crimson Speckled Moth – Malta.
Papua New Guinea.
Old Lady Moth, Mormo maura – Malta.
Red Underwing – Malta.
Red Underwing – Malta.
Scopula imitaria – Malta.
Costa Rica.
Maltese Ruby Tiger Moth – Malta.
Dysgonia torrida – Malta.
Oak Eggar – Malta.
Malta.
Malta.
Synthymia fixa – Malta.
Synthymia fixa – Malta.
Spurge Hawkmoth – Malta.
Swallowtail, caterpillar – Malta.
Malta.
Large White – Malta.
Unknown species – Sri Lanka.
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