Cambridge Vagrant Butterfly

The Cambridge Vagrant Butterfly (Nepheronia thalassina) is an African butterfly. It is in the Pieridae family. It is an insect.

The Cambridge Butterfly (Nepheronia thalassina sinalata) is a sub-species from east Africa and southern Africa, in countries such as Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa.

The Cambridge Butterfly is white with black tips.

Cambridge Vagrant Butterfly

Cambridge Vagrant Butterfly

 

It can have a wingspan of 5 centimetres (2 inches).

Its caterpillar feeds on leaves, while the adult butterfly feeds on nectar from flowers.

 

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

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