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Gold-Spotted Sylph

About Gold-Spotted Sylph

The Gold-Spotted Sylph is found in the Afrotropical region. This is Africa south of the Sahara Desert. It is commonly found near muddy streams in South Africa. In the early stages,the caterpillar is multicolored with dark green on top with white lines along the back and pale green underneath. It feeds on various grasses. The Gold-Spotted Sylph is a smaller variety of butterfly. They are darkly colored with orange colored spots on the top side of the forewings and hindwings.