Orange Tips

These beautiful butterflies called orange tips as they have orange colour in the tips of forewings. yellow-orange-tip_dsc7389Scientific name : Ixias pyrene ( Yellow orange tip ) Ixias marianne (White Orange tip)

Its yellow colour when closed is perfect colour to hide in semi ripe leaves. Looks like Common emigrant butterfly.

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Camouflage in leaves

White Orange tip which similar to crimson tip butterfly but has orange colour in tips of forewings.  Scientific name :Ixias marianne (White Orange tip)ixias-marianne-white-orange-tip_dsc5739

underside of the White Orange tip butterflyixias-marianne-white-orange-tip_dsc5767

 

 

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