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Common Scarlet

Axiocerses tjoane tjoane

Description:

The Eastern Scarlet, Commom Scarlet or Scarlet Butterfly (Axiocerses tjoane) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family.Thse butterflies has spots that shone like silver in the sun. A small butterfly, the wingspan is 24–32 mm for males and 25–34 mm for females.

Habitat:

Mlawula Nature Reserve

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2 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 6 years ago

thanks for the ID David, and thanks also for that link...

Davidbygott
Davidbygott 6 years ago

The link in my ID is a downloadable field guide to butterflies of SA's national botanical gardens, and is a useful quick ref for SA and Swazi species.

pamsai
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pamsai

Sifundza seLubombo, Swaziland

Spotted on Mar 17, 2014
Submitted on Nov 5, 2014

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