Danaid Eggfly or Mimic Butterfly (female) by RatManDude
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Danaid Eggfly or Mimic Butterfly (female) by 


(Hypolimnas misippus).

Mimic butterfly is also known as, The Danaid Eggfly.

Hypolimnas is a genus of tropical brush-footed butterflies commonly known as eggflies or diadems.

Eggflies are known for their marked sexual dimorphism and their Batesian mimicry of poisonous milkweed butterflies.

Golden Dewdrop (Duranta erecta).
The name of the purple flower in the foreground

Image was shot in my garden:
Randpark Ridge,
Randburg,
Gauteng,
South Africa

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Comments

  • DDIsland
    DDIslandover 5 years ago

    Very nice shot!

  • tx …

    – RatManDude

  • Paulo van Breugel
    Paulo van Breugelover 5 years ago

    Nice shot, sharp and very good light

  • tx … it does help living here in sunny South Africa …

    – RatManDude

  • loiteke
    loitekeover 5 years ago

    So so beautiful

  • ta

    – RatManDude

  • Macky
    Mackyabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic!!

  • :)

    – RatManDude

  • SandraRos
    SandraRosabout 5 years ago

  • :)

    – RatManDude

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallover 4 years ago

    Lovely!!

  • Magriet Meintjes
    Magriet Meintjesover 4 years ago

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