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Butterfly Conservation
Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch
Saving butterflies, moths and our environment

Butterflies and moths from around the world 
Africa

This page includes all the pictures of butterflies and moths photographed in Africa and shown on the original sightings page

Note: Photographs are accepted as being correctly identified by the named photographer or by a contributor to the website and Hertfordshire & Middlesex Branch of Butterfly Conservation accepts no responsibility for misidentification. No details of distribution or status will be given.

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?Acrea butterfly
27th October in Kirstenbosch, Cape Town
South Africa
© photo: Mark Barclay

Not having much luck so far with later Autumn butterfly sightings in NW3 - despite a profusion of flowering ivy in my garden. However, I did take this photo on 27th October in Kirstenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa of what I believe is an Acrea butterfly. Terrible photo, but you can see the deep orange colour and the outer "lace" wings - gorgeous - Mark Barclay



possibly Mylothris chloris agathina
Namibia ~ December 2004
© photo: Toby Austin

believed to be either Mimosa Sapphire
or an Hypolycaena sp
Namibia ~ December 2004
© photo: Toby Austin

believed to be Colotis euippe omphale
Namibia ~ December 2004
© photo: Toby Austin




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