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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Roodeplaat Dam - Part 5

Certain part of the area I am in stay warm the whole years through and all kinds of insects can still be found lingering about like this Monarch Butterfly (Danaus chrysippus).
 Female Brown-veined White (Belenois aurota)
 Julia Skimmer (Orthetrum julia)
 Swamp Bluet (Africallagma glaucum)


 The Crimson-speckled Footman (Utetheisa pulchella)

 Orange Coffee Longhorn Beetle (Dirphya nigricornis)

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