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Pioneer

Belenois aurota

Description:

The Pioneer White or African Caper White (Belenois aurota) 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.

Habitat:

thorny shrubland

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4 Comments

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

they are common here in this time of the year, i'm sure you'll find one soon!

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

Nice Nuwan! Haven't seen one of these yet!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

thank you Satyen!

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Very pretty!

NuwanChathuranga
Spotted by
NuwanChathuranga

Alawwa, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Dec 20, 2012
Submitted on Dec 20, 2012

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