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Mlawula Nature Reserve - Fauna - Butterflies

(Information from reserve checklist compiled by Chuck Saunders.)

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.

Mlawula Butterflies - Families

 
Hesperiidae

skippers
690 Abantis paradisea
   Paradise skipper
686 Abantis tettensis
   Spotted velvet skipper
691 Abantis venosa
   Veined skipper
747 Andronymus neander neander
   Common dart
771 Borbo detecta
   Rusty swift
769 Borbo fallax
   False swift
768 Borbo fatuellus fatuellus
   Long-horned swift
776 Borbo gemella
   Twin swift
683 Caprona pillaana
   Ragged skipper
661 Coeliades forestan forestan
   Striped policeman
663 Coeliades keithloa
   Red-tab policeman
660 Coeliades libeon
   Spotless policeman
663 Coeliades lorenzo
   Coastal Red-tab policeman
662 Coeliades pisistratus
   Two-pip policeman
668 Eagris nottoana nottoana
   Rufous-winged elfin
754 Fresna nyassae
   Variegated acraea hopper
780 Gegenes niso niso
   Common hottentot
779 Gegenes pumilio gambica
   Dark hottentot
706 Gomalia elma elma
   Green-marbled skipper
736 Kedestes callicles
   Pale ranger
734 Kedestes macomo
   Macomo ranger
685 Leucochitonea levubu
   White-cloaked skipper
682 Netrobalane canopus
   Buff-tipped skipper
778 Parnara monasi
   Water watchman
742 Parosmodes morantii morantii
   Morant's orange
765 Pelopidas mathias
   Black-banded swift
766 Pelopidas thrax
   White-banded swift
678 Sarangesa motozi
   Elfin skipper
676 Sarangesa phidyle
   Small elfin
677 Sarangesa seineri seineri
   Dark elfin
698 Spialia colotes transvaaliae
   Bushveld sandman
693 Spialia delagoae
   Delagoa sandman
702 Spialia diomus ferax
   Common sandman
701 Spialia dromus
   Forest sandman
703 Spialia spio
   Mountain sandman
667 Tagiades flesus
   Clouded forester

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