Iridescent Scales of Common Jay Butterfly.

Biology, Nature.

Common Jay Butterfly Wing
Scales Under Foldscope
Scales under foldscope

Where do butterflies get their striking colors?

Wing of a Common Jay (Graphium doson) Papilionidae .

Butterflies actually get their colors from Ordinary(pigmented) and Structural color The ordinary comes from pigments Structural color is due to Iridescence

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