Moth to Butterfly

You’ve all probably seen the life cycles of moths and butterflies either in school or online, but rarely is this process captured by professional photographers. Above, we have the Brahmin Moth. These images will show you just how beautiful the transformation can be. The adult, also called the imago, emerges from its pupal cuticle with a swollen abdomen and shriveled wings. For the first few hours of its adult life, the butterfly or moth will pump hemolymph into the veins in its wings to expand them. Continue reading for more.

Moth to Butterfly Transformation