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Written by Steve Woodhall   
Sunday, 12 June 2011 08:49

Male Hutchinson's Highflier Aphnaeus hutchinsoni Utopia, North-West

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Adonis Blue Polyommatus bellargus, Edington, Wiltshire, UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Female Aranda Copper Aloeides aranda, Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve, KZN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Bush Scarlet Axiocerses amanga, Phinda, Zululand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Protea Scarlet Capys alpheus alpheus, Van Stadens Berg, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Pennington's Protea Capys penningtoni, Mahwaqa Mtn, Bulwer, KZN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Namaqua Opal Chrysoritis aridus, Studers Pass, Namaqualand, Northern Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Turner's Opal Chrysoritis turneri amatola, Bedford, Eastern Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Azure Opal Chrysoritis azurius, Sutherland, Northern Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Endymion Opal Chrysoritis endymion, De Galg, Boesmanskloof, McGregor, Western Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Plutus Opal Chrysoritis plutus, Swartberg Pass, Western Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Dark Opal Chrysoritis nigricans nigricans, Boesmanskloof, McGregor, Western Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Uranus Opal, Chrysoritis uranus uranus, Mont Rochelle, Franschhoek, Western Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Trimen's Opal Chrysoritis trimeni, McDougalls Bay, Namaqualand, Northern Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Dickson's Strandveld Copper, Chrysoritis dicksoni, Witsand, Western Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Female Dickson's Strandveld Copper, Chrysoritis dicksoni, Witsand, Western Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Natal Bar Cigaritis natalensis f. obscurus, bred ex larvae from Tugela Mouth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Waterberg Copper Erikssonia edgei, Bataleur Nature Reserve, Bela Bela, Limpopo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Waterberg Copper Erikssonia edgei, Bataleur Nature Reserve, Bela Bela, Limpopo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Coastal Hairstreak, Hypolycaena lochmophila, False Bay Park, Zululand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Purple-brown Hairstreak Hypolycaena philippus philippus, Harold Johnson Nature Reserve, Zululand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Female Brown-line Sapphire, Iolaus alienus alienus, Hennops River, Gauteng

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Natal Yellow-banded Sapphire Iolaus diametra natalica, bred ex larva, False Bay Park, Zululand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Natal Yellow-banded Sapphire Iolaus diametra natalica, bred ex larva, False Bay Park, Zululand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Red-line Sapphire Iolaus sidus, bred ex larva, False Bay Park, Zululand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Potchefstroom Blue Lepidochrysops procera, Kokstad, Eastern Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Trimen's Blue Lepidochrysops trimeni, Red Hill, Simonstown, Western Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male White Mimic Ornipholidotos peucetia penningtoni, Nibela Peninsula, False Bay Park, Zululand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Spotted Pentila, Pentila tropicalis tropicalis, Tembe, Zululand


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Silver-studded Blue Plebejus argus, Purdis Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Female Silver-studded Blue Plebejus argus, Purdis Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Female Black Hairstreak Strymonidia pruni Whitecross Green Woods, Oxfordshire, UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Zulu Buff Teriomima zuluana, Nibela Peninsula, False Bay Park, Zululand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Female Pringle's Skolly Thestor pringlei, Swaarweerberg, Sutherland, Northern Cape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Female Van Son's Playboy Virachola vansoni, bred ex ova, Tembe, Zululand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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