Saturday, August 14, 2010

Newly Hatched

Although butterflies typically hatch in spring, this example of recently discovered hybrid subspecies Macleay's Swallowtail Winged Woman has just emerged from her chrysalis cocoon, boldly defying the current Melbourne cold spell.

Image above:
Macleay's Swallowtail Winged Woman, 2010, acrylic on linen, 36 x 36 cm