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

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Garden Acraea - Male (Acraea horta)

Family Nymphalidae Heliconiinae
 A medium size butterfly found in the eastern half of SA.


Firefly the Travel Guy said...

Sad how we don't see as many butterflies as in the past anymore

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

A lot depends on the weather Jonker. They dont like cold or rainy weather. This trip I am on has seen me fining a LOT of species in some areas. Just in St Lucia alone I added photographs of 15 new species to my website and I was not even trying hard to find them.