Steenbok Nature Reserve
Common NameFamily Name
Common Dotted BorderMylothris agathina

Male upperside                                         Female upperside                            Male underside

Resident, confined to coastal regions of Western and Eastern Cape Province and KZN. Flies in summer months.
Identification
Wingspan 50-60 mm. Male white; female pale yellow.
Behaviour
Flies throughout the day. Flutters in bushy areas looking for food plant, which is a root parasite.
Larval foodplants
Osyris compressa