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Malolotja Nature Reserve - Fauna - Butterflies

Information from reserve checklist compiled by Chuck Saunders, updated with additions from Chuck Saunders, 5 November 2009, plus additional photographic records. Numbers quoted are from Pennington's Butterflies. Nomenclature updated in July 2008, information provided by Mark Williams.

Photos to illustrate the checklist provided by Christopher K. Willis, I.C. and A. Sharp, Justin Bode, Peter Webb and Kate Braun.

Malolotja Butterflies - Families

 
Nymphalidae
   Nymphalinae

nymphs, commodores
200 Byblia anvatara acheloia
   Joker
201 Byblia ilithyia
   Spotted joker
213 Catacroptera cloanthe cloanthe
   Pirate
205 Eurytela dryope angulata
   Golden piper
204 Eurytela hiarbas angustata
   Pied piper
178 Hamanumida daedalus
   Guinea-fowl butterfly
207 Hypolimnas misippus
   Common diadem
225 Junonia hierta cebrene
   Yellow pansy
226 Junonia oenone oenone
   Blue pansy
227 Junonia orithya madagascariensis
   Eyed pansy
217 Junonia terea elgiva
   Soldier pansy
232 Lachnoptera ayresii
   Blotched leopard
189 Neptis laeta
   Common barred sailor
22 Paralethe dendrophilus
   Forest Beauty
233 Phalanta phalantha aethiopica
   African leopard
218 Precis archesia archesia
   Garden commodore
221 Precis ceryne ceryne
   Marsh commodore
224 Precis octavia sesamus
   Gaudy Commodore
219 Precis tugela tugela
   Dry-leaf or Eared commodore
210 Protogoniomorpha parhassus
   Mother-of-pearl
181 Pseudacraea boisduvalii trimenii
   Trimen's false acraea
198 Sevenia boisduvali boisduvali
   Boisduval's tree nymph
228 Vanessa cardui
   Painted lady

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