This butterfly kept landing on the damp earth in front of me, along a fairly dark path beside a lake, in a heavily forested area. The particular part of the path where I found it had some sunlight shining through, so I was able to catch some of the colour. The Gold Banded Forester (Euphaedra neophron) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in eastern and southern Africa. The wingspan is 55-65 mm for males and 60-78 mm for females. Adults are on wing year round, with a peak from February to July.
Densely forested area beside a lake at 1400 meters.
Lat: -3.38, Long: 36.79
Spotted on Jun 16, 2014
Submitted on Jun 28, 2014
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