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 Post subject: Re: Butterflies
Unread postPosted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 9:19 am 
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Some great pics :clap:

I also dont have a Butterfly Book :cry: but saw this little beauty in the garden a while back, managed to find it in a very old book where it was referred to as a Guinnea Butterfly?? Maybe someone can confirm that or submit any other names it may be known by. Have a got a few more I will upload sometime as I am clueless when it comes to butterfly names :) :)

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 Post subject: Re: Butterflies
Unread postPosted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 11:29 am 
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Hi RosemaryH

You've got a Guineafowl there Hamanumida daedalus.


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It is probably called Guineafowl because it looks much like a guineafowl feather, RosemaryH... It is distributed throughout the flatlands of most of the Transvaal (excluding the coldest parts of Mpumalanga; and also found in the northern most parts of the Northern Cape and Northern Natal as well as Swaziland. Seen year-round.

Nice one!

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 Post subject: Butterfly: Guinea-fowl
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Guinea-fowl butterfly (eng), Tarentaaltjie (afr)
(Photo taken in KNP Punda Maria camp)

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 Post subject: Re: Guinea-fowl butterfly
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Wow...I never knew you got a Guinea fowl butterfly :shock:

Thanks JB :clap:


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