An iridescent emerald-green blister beetle, (Cantharis vesicatoria or Lytta vesicatoria - aka The Spanish Fly). Found in the southern parts of Europe. It produces a chemical that can raise blisters on human skin.
THIS BIRD TATTOO The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.