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Butterfly: Broad-bordered Grass Yellow

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Butterfly: Broad-bordered Grass Yellow

Unread post by DinkyBird » Sun Feb 22, 2009 2:52 pm

Satara camp - Nov 2008.

Sorry not the greatest pic, and I do not recall seeing this butterfly (its not a moth I hope!?!), so can someone ID it please :D I was amazed how well it blended/matched with the yellow flower.
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Re: Butterfly ID needed

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:13 pm

@ DB... girl, try to get the shot side-on. :lol:

I am guessing a bit here, but this feels like a Grass Yellow, probably Broad-bordered.
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Re: Butterfly ID needed

Unread post by BushSnake » Mon Feb 23, 2009 6:00 pm

Yes, this is a male broad bordered grass yellow (Eurema brigitta).
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broad-bordered grassveld yellows

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