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Monday, July 8, 2013

Yellow-banded Acraea (Hyalites cabira)

Family Nymphalidae Heliconiinae
These are medium size and the colours of the underwing are quite distinguishable.
 Are only found in the eastern regions of SA.


Gaelyn said...

I am always amazed how different the wing patterns are inside and out.

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

I found one beauty in ST Lucia with a lovely green/blue strip on the top and the underside is a chocolate brown with a cream stipe. At first I did not think they were the same butterfly either until I managed to catch one.