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 Post subject: Butterfly: African Monarch
Unread postPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:23 am 
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African Monarch, Danaus chrysippus aegyptius (f. liboria) is found year-round throughout South Africa. Often found feeding on flowers.

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 Post subject: Re: African Monarch butterfly
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 Post subject: Re: Insect ID needed
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Can anyone help with ID on the butterfly above the doves? Seen in KTP in February 2010.

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 Post subject: Re: Insect ID needed
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Looks like a Monarch?!

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 Post subject: Re: Insect ID needed
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Thanks, RJ! (Confirmed by looking at the pix in the butterfly index :wink: )


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 Post subject: Re: Insect ID needed
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 Post subject: Re: African Monarch butterfly
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The pupae in early'ish stage. The pupae about an hour before hatching.
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 Post subject: Re: African Monarch butterfly
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The egg and then newly hatched larvae.
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 Post subject: Re: African Monarch butterfly
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