Observations in the Order: Lepidoptera

Common Name: Moths

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Eutelia - Punda Maria

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Location: Punda Maria Camp
Observed: 1st February 2010
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Trichopolydesma - Madi a Thava

WR14_1936aV
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Location: Madi a Thava Lodge
Observed: 17th January 2014
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
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White Dot

WR11_5076aV
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Location: Resort Tshipise
Observed: 15th January 2011
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Dsappears in background

WR11_5081aV
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Location: Resort Tshipise
Observed: 15th January 2011
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Painted Lady (Kirkwood)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Kirkwood - Bergsig
Observed: 28th May 2015
Added: 28th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Sooty Blue (Kirkwood)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Kirkwood - Bergsig
Observed: 28th May 2015
Added: 28th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Butterfly

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Location: Hog 3, Hogsback, Eastern Cape
Observed: 23rd May 2015
Added: 28th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Tarucus thespis (Fynbos Blue)

Tarucus thespis (Fynbos Blue)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Belvedere Plantation
Observed: 25th May 2015
Added: 27th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Phasis thero (Silver Arrowhead)

Phasis thero (Silver Arrowhead)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Belvedere Plantation
Observed: 25th May 2015
Added: 27th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Kamieskroon Moth

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By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Kamieskroon
Observed: 20th May 2015
Added: 27th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Moth

Dysgonia angularis
By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: East London
Observed: 27th May 2015
Added: 27th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Winter Royal

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 27th May 2015
Added: 27th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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flutterby

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By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Groot Toren cottage, RZE
Observed: 23rd May 2015
Added: 27th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

small, active butterfly in veld beurned Sep 2014; wings blue on top

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Butterfly (PE)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Port Elizabeth - Old Seaview Rd
Observed: 23rd May 2015
Added: 27th May 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Silver Brown?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Pietersrivier
Observed: 23rd May 2015
Added: 26th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Uncertain Brown two

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Pietersrivier
Observed: 23rd May 2015
Added: 26th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:3
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Uncertain Brown

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Pietersrivier
Observed: 23rd May 2015
Added: 26th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Small extra eye on fore wing.

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Ophiusa - Suclabo

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Location: Divava Lodge
Observed: 6th May 2005
Added: 26th May 2015
Likely ID: Ophiusa mejanesi
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Photo by Hanna Roland

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White-tipped blue (Eicochrysops hippocrates )

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By: kbraunsdkbraunsd’s reputation in Invertebrateskbraunsd’s reputation in Invertebrateskbraunsd’s reputation in Invertebrateskbraunsd’s reputation in Invertebrates
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Wandering Donkey Acraea (Acraea neobule neobule)

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, SARA camp
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Chiasmia - Tshipise

WR11_5093aV
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Location: Resort Tshipise
Observed: 16th January 2011
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Butterfly 36 7 8

Butterfly 36 7 8
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Kleinmond Three Sisters Trail: east peak
Observed: 17th May 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Painted Lady

Painted Lady
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Kleinmond Three Sisters Trail: east peak
Observed: 17th May 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Painted Lady Butterfly with Felicia Flowers

Painted Lady Butterfly on Felicia Flower
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Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Hunters Home, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 28th October 2011
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Garden Inspector Butterfly

Garden Inspector Butterfly
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Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Hunters Home, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 10th March 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Yellow Pansy on Gazenia Flower

Yellow Pansy Butterfly on Gazenia Flower
By: MartinaHMartinaH’s reputation in InvertebratesMartinaH’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Hunters Home, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 18th March 2009
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Blue Pansy Butterfly

Blue Pansy Butterfly
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Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Hunters Home, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 7th September 2013
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Caterpillar - Hairy Beauty

Caterpillar
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Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Hunters Home, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 14th November 2010
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Spotted this hairy beauty in our garden. Would be nice if anyone can tell the name and what butterfly or moth will finally come out.

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Diaphone eumela (Cherry Spot) on Drimia capensis

 Diaphone eumela (Cherry Spot) on Drimia capensis
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Lidiikwe
Observed: 22nd May 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

In at one end and out at the other.

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Flannel Caterpillar

Lappet Caterpillar
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Kleinmond Three Sisters Trail shale band lower slopes Jeans Hill to neck
Observed: 17th May 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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