Afrikaans name: Afrikaanse swerwer
The African Migrant butterfly is found over most of Africa and parts of South Asia.
It is an attractive species with males being a bit smaller than females. The sexes are easily distinguished as males are whitish in colour and the females are yellow.
As there name implies this species is known for its migrations from one region to another which normally happen during summer and autumn.
References and further readingSouthern African Wildlife - Author: Readers Digest - Published: 1989 - Page: 340
The Sandton Field Guide - Author: Sandton Nature Conservation Society - Published: 1982 - Page: 173
Sasol First Field Guide to Butterflies & Moths of Southern Africa - Author: Simon van Noort - Published: 0 - Page: 13
Living Butterflies of Southern Africa - Volume 1 - Author: G.A. Henning et al - Published: 1997 - Page: 258
Readers Digest Illustrated Guide to the Game Parks and Nature Reserves of Southe - Author: Editor - Alan Duggan - Published: 1991 - Page: 399
Ivor Migdolls Field Guide to the Butterflies of Southern Africa - Author: Ivor Migdoll - Published: 1987 - Page: 214
Field Guide to Insects of South Africa - Author: Mike Picker, Charles Griffiths and Alan Weaving - Published: 0 - Page: 378
Gardening for Butterflies - Author: Steve Woodhall & Lindsay Gray - Published: 2015 - Page: 76
Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa - 2nd edition - Author: Steve Woodhall - Published: 2020 - Page: 366
Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa - 1st edition - Author: Steve Woodhall - Published: 2005 - Page: 346
Butterflies of the Western Cape - Author: A.J.M. Claassens - Published: 2005 - Page: 50
Familiar South African Butterflies - Author: Clive Quickelberge - Published: 1986 - Page: 48
Butterflies of Southern Africa - A field guide - Author: Mark Williams - Published: 1994 - Page: 62
Butterflies of the Kruger National Park - Author: Johan Kloppers and the late Dr. G. Van Son - Published: 1978 - Page: 10
Butterflies of Southern Africa - Author: Hugo Germishuys - Published: 1982 - Page: 70