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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)


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.