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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

 
Hesperiidae

skippers
744 Acleros mackenii mackenii
   Macken's dart
775 Borbo borbonica borbonica
   Olive-haired swift
771 Borbo detecta
   Rusty swift
768 Borbo fatuellus fatuellus
   Long-horned swift
665 Celaenorrhinus mokeezi separata
   Christmas forester
661 Coeliades forestan forestan
   Striped policeman
663 Coeliades lorenzo
   Coastal Red-tab policeman
662 Coeliades pisistratus
   Two-pip policeman
672 Eretis djaelaelae
   Marbled elf
673 Eretis umbra umbra
   Small marbled elf
780 Gegenes niso niso
   Common hottentot
727 Kedestes barberae barberae
   Barber's ranger
734 Kedestes macomo
   Macomo ranger
723 Kedestes mohozutza
   Fulvous ranger
730 Kedestes wallengrenii wallengrenii
   Wallengren's ranger
711 Metisella metis paris
   Gold-spotted sylph
682 Netrobalane canopus
   Buff-tipped skipper
778 Parnara monasi
   Water watchman
756 Platylesches ayresii
   Peppered hopper
758 Platylesches galesa
   White-tail hopper
760 Platylesches moritili
   Honey hopper
678 Sarangesa motozi
   Elfin skipper
702 Spialia diomus ferax
   Common sandman
701 Spialia dromus
   Forest sandman
700 Spialia secessus
   Seasonal Sandman
703 Spialia spio
   Mountain sandman
667 Tagiades flesus
   Clouded forester
716 Tsitana tsita
   Dismal sylph

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