Steenbok Nature Reserve
Common NameFamily Name
Brown-veined WhiteBelenois aurota aurota

Male upperside                                         Female upperside                            Male underside

Migrant, common throughout Africa. Flies in summer months.
Identification
Wingspan 40-50 mm. Female has heavier black markings.
Behaviour
Flies throughout the day. Strong flier, sometimes stops at flowers.
Larval foodplants
Capparis sepiara var. citrifolia, Maerua racemulosa