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Soldier Pansy

Junonia terea

Description:

The Soldier Pansy or Soldier Commodore (Junonia terea)[2] is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. The wingspan is 50–55 mm in males and 52–60 mm in females.

Habitat:

It is found in the Afrotropic ecozone.

Notes:

Reclusive but territorial butterfly. When it's not capering about in the garden, it's hanging in a cool corner disguised as a leaf as seen in the last two photos. Fascinating nymphlid!

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dotun55
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dotun55

Nigeria

Spotted on Apr 27, 2013
Submitted on Jul 25, 2013

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