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Ella's Bar

Cigaritis ella

Description:

Ella’s Bar (Cigaritis ella) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found from South Africa to the coast of eastern Kenya. The wingspan is 21–24 mm for males and 25–30 mm for females. Adults are on wing year round with peaks from August to October and from March to July.

Habitat:

A clearing beside a dirt road in savanna/forest

Notes:

Seen in the Butterfly spot behind EEC.

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2 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 6 years ago

hahaha, yes Kate, I like the last one also.

KateBraun
KateBraun 6 years ago

Nice pics, great that you got the upperside view as well. I think my favourite is the last one.

pamsai
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Sifundza seLubombo, Swaziland

Spotted on Apr 19, 2014
Submitted on May 4, 2014

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