Friday, August 16, 2013

The Chestnut Bob, Iambrix salsala salsala (Moore)

This tiny and almost inconspicuous butterfly is common around bushes fringing traditional villages or argricultural land fringing the forest and even in town parks, among the firsts to be seen darting around lantana bushes and sunning itself in the morning.

Habitat indicator

RSP
WV
PG
VF
FTR
SC
LWDF
LWPF
LMEF
UMN
MN
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x
 x



Frequency observation chart: (S marks the usual occurences, H marks an unusually high occurence, F for first record)
2013
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct



 S
S
S
S
S

2013
2014
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
S
SSSSSSSSSSS
2014
2015
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
June
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
2016
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
S
2017
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
 S











2018
Jan
Feb
Mac
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec














Above 2 photos 16 August 2013 @ 8:32 

16 August 2013 @ 9:56

Reacted to the pre-flash: 02 November 2013 @ 10:20

27 December 2013 @ 13:05

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Above all a series of photos of a male: 12 Jan 2014 @ 10:43

26 Jan 2014 @ 11:49

13 July 2014 @ 9:35

16 Dec 2014 @ 11:20

15:43

15:43
Above pictures 11 Feb 2017 @ S20

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