Oct 8th, 2014

Leopard Lacewing: 2 Beauties in 1

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

lacewing butterfly

The top of the Leopard Lacewing butterfly (Cethosia cyane).


It’s hard to capture both top and bottom of the wings in one shot. But here’s my attempt.

outside of a Leopard Lacewing butterfly

And here’s the Leopard Lacewing with wings closed.

Which side do you like best?

Don’t forget — last chance to see Butterflies LIVE!  The exhibit closes on Sunday (Oct. 12, 2014).


Jonah Holland is Digital Content Manager at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, where she has worked for 14 years overseeing social media, the blog, and the website. She is also a mom, yogi, open water swimmer, gardener, and seeker. She's been known to go for a walk in the Garden and come back with hundreds of plant photos, completely inspired to write her next blog post.

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