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Butterfly: Marsh Commodore

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Butterfly: Marsh Commodore

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Sat Feb 28, 2009 12:26 pm

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The Marsh Commodore, Precis ceryne ceryne, is found from December to June, from two distinct broods that overlaps during autumn. Usually seen on flowers and food plants near water. Sits on grass stems from where it chases other butterflies. Seen near Witbank.
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