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Eggs of African Caper White

Belenois aurota


"Eggs are laid in batches of 20 or so, while the newly hatched larvae are gregarious." ~wiki


spotted on the leaves of a caper bush (Capparis sinaica) in a coastal desert wadi (Wadi GNai)


aka Pioneer White and Brown-veined White

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Bernadette S
Bernadette S 10 years ago

It's their season again, apparently - all of the caper bushes we passed on this hike were covered in eggs, caterpillars, chrysalises, and butterflies!

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

Nice that you could get shots of the eggs, too!

Bernadette S
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Bernadette S


Spotted on Oct 20, 2013
Submitted on Nov 1, 2013

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