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Butterfly: Ruona Elfin

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Butterfly: Ruona Elfin

Unread post by DinkyBird » Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:24 pm

Johan van Rensburg wrote:Image
Large size

Not as colourful as many of our other butterflies, but the Ruona Elfin depends on its camouflage for survival. It is marginally distributed in South Africa - Maputuland in KZN and the northern part of Limpopo province between Wolk- and Soutpansberg. This example was seen in Mapungubwe.

Don't you just love the names they have given these insects!? :lol:
- Dalene

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