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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

 
Nymphalidae
   Nymphalinae

nymphs, commodores
200 Byblia anvatara acheloia
   Joker
201 Byblia ilithyia
   Spotted joker
205 Eurytela dryope angulata
   Golden piper
178 Hamanumida daedalus
   Guinea-fowl butterfly
207 Hypolimnas misippus
   Common diadem
225 Junonia hierta cebrene
   Yellow pansy
216 Junonia natalica natalica
   Brown commodore
226 Junonia oenone oenone
   Blue pansy
227 Junonia orithya madagascariensis
   Eyed pansy
217 Junonia terea elgiva
   Soldier pansy
189 Neptis laeta
   Common barred sailor
185 Neptis saclava marpessa
   Spotted sailor
233 Phalanta phalantha aethiopica
   African leopard
223 Precis antilope
   Darker commodore
211 Protogoniomorpha anacardii nebulosa
   Clouded Mother-of-pearl
210 Protogoniomorpha parhassus
   Mother-of-pearl
181 Pseudacraea boisduvalii trimenii
   Trimen's false acraea
199 Sevenia natalensis
   Natal tree-nymph
228 Vanessa cardui
   Painted lady

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