Afrikaans name: Natal-rooitjie
The Natal Acraea is an attractive black and orange butterfly with males having deeper brighter colours than the female.
It is a common butterfly in savanna and lowland forest from the Eastern Cape through KwaZulu-Natal to Mpumalanga and Limpopo.
The Natal Acraea can be seen all year but is more common in summer.
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