Salamis is a genus of nymphalid butterflies. They are commonly known as mother-of-pearls and are found in Africa. Salamis was a nymph in Greek mythology, the daughter of the river god Asopus and Metope, daughter of the Ladon, another river god.
Salamis anacardi dupree is native to Madagascar.
The background photograph was taken by MyMy Butterfly in Atlanta, Georgia.