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Sunday, June 30, 2013

White-barred Acraea - Female (Hyalites encedon)

Family Nymphalidae Heliconiinae

As with many butterflies, the females of these are more colourful than the males.
 They prefer wooded savanna and open coastal forest from East London along the eastern coast and from Gauteng northwards.
Info: Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa (Steve Woodhall)

1 comment:

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

We have few butterflies this year, think that our summer is just not arriving and it is still too cold for them! Great photos. Diane