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Common Dotted Border

Resident, confined to coastal regions of Western and Eastern Cape Province and KZN. Flies in summer months.

Family Name:
Mylothris agathina
Common Name:
Common Dotted Border
Wingspan 50-60 mm. Male white; female pale yellow.
Flies throughout the day. Flutters in bushy areas looking for food plant, which is a root parasite.
Larval foodplants:
Osyris compressa