Names (vernacular) . . .

Nigel Venters venters at
Sat Jun 12 04:47:42 EDT 1999

Anne Kilmer <viceroy at> wrote in article <3760D8D0.6CE96B61 at>...
> I hope that those of you who are discovering and naming butterflies are
> finding out whether the locals have names for them. 

Anne the locals certainly did have a name for them.... Guligufi.... This is
Chichewa for "Butterfly" and applied to all species large and small.

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