Extraordinary eggs and caterpillars are as beautiful as the butterflies

These microscopic photos of butterfly eggs by National Geographic, Prüftechnik Uri, and the University Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland are truly fascinating. I find them even more beautiful than the adult insects. Same goes for their incredible caterpillars.

Above, a Dryas iulia butterfly egg. Below, the caterpillar and the adult butterfly.

Extraordinary eggs and caterpillars are as beautiful as the butterflies

Extraordinary eggs and caterpillars are as beautiful as the butterflies

This is an Adonis blue butterfly egg, with its caterpillar and fully grown adult specimen under it.

Extraordinary eggs and caterpillars are as beautiful as the butterflies

Extraordinary eggs and caterpillars are as beautiful as the butterflies

Extraordinary eggs and caterpillars are as beautiful as the butterflies

A Blue morpho butterfly egg, caterpillar and adult specimen. With a wingspan of 8-inches, it's one of the largest in the world.

Extraordinary eggs and caterpillars are as beautiful as the butterflies

Extraordinary eggs and caterpillars are as beautiful as the butterflies

Extraordinary eggs and caterpillars are as beautiful as the butterflies

Magic.


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