ESWATINI NATIONAL TRUST COMMISSION

Conserving Eswatini's Natural and Cultural Heritage
Eswatini National Trust Commission
Fauna - Vertebrates
Citrus Swallowtails

Eswatini's Butterflies

An Adobe pdf version of the Eswatini Butterflies Checklist as at August 2013 is available here (click to view/download - approx 13 MB).

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Eswatini's Butterflies by family, subfamily and tribe:

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Hesperiidae - Skippers
   Coeliadinae (5 species)
   Hesperiinae  Baorini (16 species)
   Hesperiinae  Incertae sedis (25 species)
   Heteropterinae (4 species)
   Pyrginae  Carcharodini (11 species)
   Pyrginae  Celaenorrhinini (6 species)
   Pyrginae  Tagiadini (6 species)

Lycaenidae - Blues and coppers
   Aphnaeinae (23 species)
   Miletinae  Lachnocnemini (4 species)
   Polyommatinae  Lycaenesthini (12 species)
   Polyommatinae  Polyommatini  Polyommatina (1 species)
   Polyommatinae  Polyommatini  Incertae sedis (52 species)
   Poritiinae  Liptenini (6 species)
   Poritiinae  Pentilini (3 species)
   Theclinae  Amblypodini (2 species)
   Theclinae  Deudorigini (7 species)
   Theclinae  Hypolycaenini (7 species)
   Theclinae  Iolaini (9 species)

Nymphalidae - Nymphs and commodores
   Biblidinae  Biblidini (4 species)
   Biblidinae  Epicaliini (3 species)
   Charaxinae  Charaxini (18 species)
   Danainae  Danaini  Amaurina (5 species)
   Danainae  Danaini  Danaina (1 species)
   Heliconiinae  Acraeini  Actinotina (8 species)
   Heliconiinae  Acraeini  Acraeina (19 species)
   Heliconiinae  Incertae sedis (1 species)
   Heliconiinae  Vagrantini (3 species)
   Libytheinae (1 species)
   Limenitidinae  Adoliadini  Bebearina (1 species)
   Limenitidinae  Chalingini (1 species)
   Limenitidinae  Incertae sedis (5 species)
   Limenitidinae  Neptini (8 species)
   Nymphalinae  Junoniini (15 species)
   Nymphalinae  Kallimini (1 species)
   Nymphalinae  Nymphalini (5 species)
   Satyrinae  Dirini (4 species)
   Satyrinae  Melanitini (1 species)
   Satyrinae  Satyrini  Mycalesina (5 species)
   Satyrinae  Satyrini  Ypthimina (14 species)

Papilionidae - Swallowtails
   Papilioninae  Leptocircini (7 species)
   Papilioninae  Papilionini (7 species)

Pieridae - Whites
   Coliadinae (6 species)
   Pierinae  Leptosiaini (1 species)
   Pierinae  Pierini  Appiadina (21 species)
   Pierinae  Pierini  Pierina (1 species)
   Pierinae  Pierini  Aporiina (11 species)
   Pierinae  Teracolini (1 species)

378 species recorded or possibly found in Eswatini.

176 species recorded in Malolotja Nature Reserve
30 species recorded in Mantenga Nature Reserve
178 species recorded in Mlawula Nature Reserve

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Mlawula Nature Reserve: (+268) 2383 8885 (Reception)
(+268) 2383 8453 (Senior Warden)
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