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Pioneer White or African Caper White

Belenois aurota


White butterfly with black patterns.


A flower bush in Hartbeespoort, South Africa It is a small to medium-sized butterfly of the Family Pieridae, that is, the Yellows and Whites, which is found in South Asia and Africa. In Africa, it is also known as the Brown-veined White, and is well known during summer and autumn when large numbers migrate north-east over the interior.


Found in rainy season

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 8 years ago
Brown-veined White or African Caper White
Belenois aurota Belenois aurota

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1 Comment

bayucca 8 years ago

Little bit unsharp, but I think it is Belenois aurota.

Spotted by

Madibeng Local Municipality, North West, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 23, 2013
Submitted on Jan 23, 2013


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