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Smoky Orange Tip

Colotis euippe omphale

Description:

Wingspan 35-45 mm. sexes similar, white ground colour, heavily black -edges red orange forewing tips on upper side, zebra striped series of black forewing basal and hind wing costal and postdiscal bands.

Habitat:

hillsides, flatlands, forest edges, coast. Distribution: Widespread throughout SA except moist Fynbos, mountains and Highveld grassland areas

Notes:

Flight period: Year-round, depending on rainfall...

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Neilen Joyce
Spotted by
Neilen Joyce

Sundays River Valley Local Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 26, 2013
Submitted on Apr 3, 2013

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