For the identification of insects and other fauna and flora of South Africa.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Broad Bordered Acraea (Acraea anemosa)

The Broad Bordered Acraea (Acraea anemosa) is a delightful and most colorful butterfly of the Nymphalidae family.

It is widespread in the hot northern areas and its habitat is grassland areas.

Both sexes are similar but different morphs are found in these areas.

It is a large butterfly and can be found the year round.