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Brown-veined White

Belenois aurota

Description:

The Pioneer White or African Caper White (Belenois aurota) is a small to medium-sized butterfly of the Family Pieridae, that is, the Yellows and Whites, which is found in South Asia and Africa. In Africa, it is also known as the Brown-veined White, and is well known during summer and autumn when large numbers migrate north-east over the interior.

Habitat:

We stopped the car beside the road after going over a bridge. There was a marshy areal beside the river and this butterfly was nectar-ing at the flowers there.

Notes:

I think this is near the place where I saw this butterfly. It was between Kyumburo Gorge and Ishasha NP closer to Ishasha NP.

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pamsai
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pamsai

Kanungu, Uganda

Spotted on Jul 15, 2014
Submitted on Aug 10, 2014

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