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Eyed Pansy

Junonia orithya

Description:

A beautiful butterfly spotted at our driveway. When I got closer to it, it closed its wings upwards (probably hiding its colours for protection?). It was quite camouflaged and you wouldn't be able to spot it if the colours weren't exposed.

1 Species ID Suggestions

1Sarah2
1Sarah2 9 years ago
Eyed Pansy
Junonia orithya Junonia orithya


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1 Comment

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 9 years ago

Amazing that the back and underside are so different. Butterflies are amazing camouflage experts!

chantel.minnaar
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chantel.minnaar

Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Mar 30, 2011
Submitted on Mar 30, 2011

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