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Pied Piper

Afrikaans name: Witlint-bosvlieer

Pied Piper butterfly at Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve

Photo © Steven Herbert

Eurytela hiarbas angustata

The Pied Piper is a butterfly with a wingspan of 4.5 to 5 cm.

Male and female Pied Piper are similar but the male is more black while the female is brownish-black. Males are very territorial and chase intruders away.

The Pied Piper is found in forest or woodland.

It occurs along the coast from Port Elizabeth region to Mpumalanga.

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