Butterfly: Common Dotted Border

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Butterfly: Common Dotted Border

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The Common Dotted Border is a frequent garden visitor in most of the Free State, SA north of the Vaal River and the areas all along our coastline up to the West Coast.
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Common Dotted Border butterfly

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Johan van Rensburg wrote:Twin Dotted Border, Mylothris rueppellii haemus. The dots on the edges of the wings are less prominent in dry-season specimens. Sexes dimorphic. Seen year-round, depending on rain-fall from Little Karoo along the east, including all of Transvaal.
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Common Dotted Border Mylothris agathina

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Is this perhaps a common dotted border? Seen on Noordhoek beach in February 1987(!)

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Re: Butterfly ID needed

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I think you are right - looks like a male.
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Re: Butterfly ID needed

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Agreed. Common Dotted Border Mylothris agathina male.
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