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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Common Fig-tree Blue (Myrina silenus)

Family Lycaenidae
A medium size butterfly found in the Karoo region as well as the northern provinces and along the Kwa-Zulu Natal coast, reaching into the eastern Cape coast.




2 comments:

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

That is beautiful, I am sure I have never seen those. Great photos. Have a good day Diane

Gaelyn said...

It is a beauty with that iridescent blue and long tails.