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Butterfly: Lemon traveller

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Jakkalsbessie
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Butterfly: Lemon traveller

Unread post by Jakkalsbessie » Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:55 pm

Colotis subfasciatus subfasciatus
Lemon traveller (Eng), Suurlemoensmous (Afr)

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Male & female:

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Re: Lemon traveller

Unread post by BushSnake » Sat Feb 21, 2009 7:42 pm

Awesome series of photos. For those interested, the specimen with the orange tips in the last two pictures is a female, and the male (yellow with black markings) is courting her.

BTW - well done on getting any of these photos. These are some of our fastest whites and they can be little devils to photograph!
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