Transparent Butterflies

Some butterflies are transparent. This is a natural camouflage mechanism. They have see-through wings and in their rain forest home, they are almost invisible.

Glasswing Butterfly – a tiny transparent butterfly with see through wings.

Greta Oto Butterfly – this butterfly comes from Central America and is found from Mexico to Panama. Its English name is glasswing. It is a very common butterfly in its zone but not that easy to spot due to its transparent wings. This butterfly is part of the clearwing clade.