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Monday, August 5, 2013

Brown Pansy (Junonia natalica)

Family Nymphalidae Nymphalinae
 They have a very restricted area in which they are found along the eastern coast just below and above Swaziland.
 A biggish butterfly 45-50mm.
 They are found along forest edges as well as gardens and parks.
Info: Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa (Steve Woodhall)

2 comments:

Firefly said...

You gonna make me want to go and sit in the garden with my camera looking for butterflies.

Gaelyn said...

Yet another SA beauty.