Osterluzeifalter newssingle scale of the wing of the butterfly Zerynthia polyxena.
Olympus BX-60, BF (bright field), UPLANSAPO 60 oil (objektive and condenser lens are immerged) Nikon Z6
Mounting media: Eukitt
Original size of the scale: 0,09 mm

My way to go into more and more details took me from a butterfly (in toto) to a single scale of its wing. The variety of different scales on one wing is amazing. This picture is my first step into a new and faszinating new topic. There is a lot to learn - from separation of a single scale to its mounting. 

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