Adelpha thessalia Butterfly at Iguazu Falls Brazil side MG_9550

Adelpha is a genus of brush-footed butterflies found from the southern United States and Mexico to South America. They are commonly known as sisters, due to the white markings on their wings, which resemble a nun’s habit.

Celadon Sister Butterfly at Iguazu Falls Brazilian side, MG_9550-1

Friendly little butterfly which found refuge on this girl’s hands.

Celadon Sister Butterfly at Iguazu Falls Brazilian side, MG_9550-2

 

Celadon Sister Butterfly at Iguazu Falls Brazilian side, MG_9550-3