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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

A few butterflies

A lot of the bugs have disappeared but there are still some beautiful butterflies around.
Common Dotted Border (Mylothris agathina)
Natal Spotted Blue (Azanus natalensis)
Blotched Leopard (Lachnoptera ayresii)
Common Meadow Blue (Cupidopsis cissus) This is as small as a 1 cent piece.
Broad-bordered Grass Yellow (Eurema brigitta)
Female Meadow White (Pontia helice)
Male Meadow White (Pontia helice)

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