Hypolimnas misippus
Diadem or Danaid Eggfly
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Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Nymphalinae
The upper photo was taken at Shambarai swamp (6-08).
The 2nd row photo of H. m. dorippoides, a female mimic of Danaus chrisippus, was seen in the Udzungwa mountains and is courtesy of John & Jane Woolmer. The 3rd row pupa and emerging female and the 4th row male were photographed at Kilema-Masaera near Moshi(12/19), courtesy of Jefta Riwa; the left 5th row photo (Mikocheni, 3-11) is courtesy of Anne Outwater; the right 5th row (Ngorongoro CA, 1-16), courtesy of Morris Finkelstein; the lower male location was not recorded.

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All unattributed butterfly images on this website are:
copyright © 2013-21 Trude Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Anne Outwater, Morris Finkelstein, Johan Jordaan, Jefta Riwa
John & Jane Woolmer

Last Update this page: 1-27-21