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Azure Hairstreak

Hemiolaus caeculus caeculus

Description:

The Azure Hairstreak (Hemiolaus caeculus) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in southern Africa.

Habitat:

Taken along a gorge by a river.

Notes:

Back to Swaziland, my first stop in Africa this year... After the first bridge over the Mlawula River in the Mbaluzi Gorge.

1 Species ID Suggestions

KateBraun
KateBraun 6 years ago
Azure Hairstreak
Hemiolaus caeculus caeculus Swaziland National Trust Commission - Swaziland's Butterflies


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2 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 6 years ago

thanks Kate. You were pretty quick off the mark picking this up!

KateBraun
KateBraun 6 years ago

Nice pic!

pamsai
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Sifundza seLubombo, Swaziland

Spotted on Mar 19, 2014
Submitted on Nov 5, 2014

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