Afrikaans name: Geel-gessigie
Junonia hierta cebrene
The Yellow Pansy is an attractive butterfly that may be found in the eastern and southern regions of South Africa.
Females may have a wingspan of nearly 5 cm with males being slightly smaller. Male and female Yellow Pansy have slight differences in colouration.
The Yellow Pansy may be found in grasslands, scrub, on hillsides, as well as in parks and gardens.
References and further readingWildlife of Southern Africa - Author: Martin Withers and David Hosking - Published: 2011 - Page: 246
The Sandton Field Guide - Author: Sandton Nature Conservation Society - Published: 1982 - Page: 171
Whats That Butterfly - Author: Steve Woodhall - Published: 2008 - Page: 296
Whats That Butterfly - Author: Steve Woodhall - Published: 2008 - Page: 873
Southern African Wildlife - Author: Readers Digest - Published: 1989 - Page: 348
Self-guided Trails in Durban - Author: Durban Corporation - Published: 0 - Page: 122
Ivor Migdolls Field Guide to the Butterflies of Southern Africa - Author: Ivor Migdoll - Published: 1987 - Page: 172
Gardening for Butterflies - Author: Steve Woodhall & Lindsay Gray - Published: 2015 - Page: 51
Insects of Southern Africa - 1st edition - Author: Clarke H. Scholtz and Erik Holm - Published: 1989 - Page: 166
Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa - 1st edition - Author: Steve Woodhall - Published: 2005 - Page: 136
Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa - 2nd edition - Author: Steve Woodhall - Published: 2020 - Page: 142
Butterfly Gardening in South Africa - Author: Jill Reid - Published: 2000 - Page: 72
Familiar South African Butterflies - Author: Clive Quickelberge - Published: 1986 - Page: 37
Butterflies of the Western Cape - Author: A.J.M. Claassens - Published: 2005 - Page: 32
Butterflies of the Kruger National Park - Author: Johan Kloppers and the late Dr. G. Van Son - Published: 1978 - Page: 72
Butterflies of Southern Africa - A field guide - Author: Mark Williams - Published: 1994 - Page: 75
Butterflies of Southern Africa - Author: Hugo Germishuys - Published: 1982 - Page: 50