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Butterfly and Moth Quiz (OQ)

Unread postby Batmad » Sat Oct 25, 2008 1:35 pm

I have developed a love for butterflies. I find them fascinating!! So in order to learn more i am now creating this quiz! :D I am sure there are alot of forum members out there that like butterflies and that will love this quiz!! so here we go,

How many species of butterfly do we have in SA?
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby jfthibeau » Mon Oct 27, 2008 3:44 pm

... :redface: Easy one ... 671 species of which 6% (40 species) are listed in the latest Red Data Book.

.. very good idea Batmad ... :clap:
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Batmad » Mon Oct 27, 2008 4:40 pm

And over to you jfthibeau :dance: :dance: :dance: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby jfthibeau » Tue Oct 28, 2008 1:01 am

In South Africa, Deloneura immaculata and Lepidochrysops hypopolia are two extinct species. Give me the family and the name of the two next endangered species ... :hmz:
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby jfthibeau » Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:48 am

:big_eyes: NOTHING !!!

:cry: :cry: :cry:

Where are the specialist ?? ... :D
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Batmad » Sun Nov 02, 2008 5:50 pm

I would answer it but i am not an expert :lol:


Lets jsut say i am an expert in training :twisted:
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Mon Nov 03, 2008 2:34 pm

:big_eyes:
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Batmad » Mon Nov 03, 2008 7:30 pm

LOL!!!!

maybe an easier question?
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby jfthibeau » Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:41 pm

:thumbs_up: ...

The answer is :

Family : Lycaenidae
Endangered Species : Chrysoritis Cottreli and Lepidochrysops Methymna dycksonii.

... another one ... may be easier ... sorry ... :redface:

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.. this flower knows only one pollinator ... name of the butterfly ? .. :hmz:
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby jfthibeau » Sat Nov 08, 2008 5:56 pm

:whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle:

.. again too difficult :redface: .. or not interrested :cry: ??? ...
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Pjw » Sat Nov 08, 2008 6:51 pm

Ok Well I thought the flower was a disa so I gooogled. Get the strangest replies, but noting about the flower. perhaps tell us what flower it is then we can try again :redface:
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby jfthibeau » Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:05 pm

Yes, it's the red Disa orchid, the Pride of Table Mountain (Disa uniflora) .... now , find the butterfly ... :hmz:
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Pjw » Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:07 pm

Mountain Pride butterfly (Meneris tulbaghia)
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby jfthibeau » Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:11 pm

... less than 2 minutes for the good answer ... :D :D ...

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Meneris tulbaghia

:clap: Pjw

... :tongue: happy to close ... and to give you the great honor to search the next one ... :lol: :lol:
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Re: Butterfly Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Pjw » Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:21 pm

This butterfly was 1st seen in the eastern cape in 1858. It was not seen again until the 1970's when it was found in Natures valley. It dissapeared from there in the late 1980's due to development
In 1991 it was again found on a farm in the easten cape
It belongs to the Lycaenid family
Which butterfly am I referring to?
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