Observations in the Order: Lepidoptera

Common Name: Moths

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Chrysoritis braueri ...

Chrysoritis braueri  1.2
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Long Hill, Queenstown
Observed: 8th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Aloeides aranda ...

Aloeides aranda
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Long Hill, Queenstown
Observed: 8th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Tsomo River Blue ...

Tsomo River Blue 1.1
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Fey Farm, Kokstad DC
Observed: 7th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Orange Acraea ...

Orange Acraea 1.1
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Fey Farm, Kokstad DC
Observed: 7th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Eastern Hillside Brown ...

Eastern Hillside Brown
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Fey Farm, Kokstad DC
Observed: 7th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Bowkers Widow ...

Bowkers Widow 1.1
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Fey Farm, Kokstad DC
Observed: 7th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Aloeides penningtoni ...

Aloeides penningtonii
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Fey Farm, Kokstad DC
Observed: 7th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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wheee! Bungee in the breeze

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: 3 Marion Avenue, Scottburgh
Observed: 20th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

18mm 'inchworm' descending on its silken thread from an Indigofera jucunda (River Indigo) tree

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'pillar, code name C

8.30 am, is this 'pillar a contortionist? I guess so
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Location: Gaborone North
Observed: 19th December 2014
Added: 19th December 2014
Likely ID: Lepidoptera
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

this green, thin textured caterpillar was found on a Combretum zeyheri tree on the 14th Dec and transferred to a box for rearing. On the morning of the 19th (about 8.30am) an old, dried out branch was about to be removed and to be replaced by a tender new one, the 'pillar was not visible - had it buried itself?

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Caterpillar

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Location: Lovemore Park, Port Elizabeth
Observed: 19th December 2014
Added: 19th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Description:

May have fallen from a tree onto paved area. When disturbed, the caterpillar writhed around for a while.

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Dotted Blue

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Location: klipriversberg nature reserve
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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brown

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Location: klipriversberg nature reserve
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Elf

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Location: klipriversberg nature reserve
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Scarlet

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Location: klipriversberg nature reserve
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Blue

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Location: klipriversberg nature reserve
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Blue

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Location: klipriviersberg nature reserve
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Small blue found in grassland. Struggling with the id.

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Citrus Swallow Tail Caterpillar (A.K.A Orange Dog)

Citrus Swallow Tail caterpillar
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Location: Hazyview
Observed: 29th January 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:5
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African Small White?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Wilderness.
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Small. almost pure white in the field.

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Goldspot Sylph

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Kaaimans Bridge, 7 Passes Road
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Green-banded Swallowtail

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Kaaimans Bridge, 7 Passes Road
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Drinking from wet sand on river banks. Forest surroundings.Note drop of liquid excreted while drinking.

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Thyretes - Divava

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Location: Divava Lodge
Observed: 11th January 2012
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Hemerophanes - Divava

WR12_8080aV
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Location: Divava Lodge
Observed: 11th January 2012
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Euxoa - Divava

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Location: Divava Lodge
Observed: 12th January 2012
Added: 18th December 2014
Likely ID: Euxoa
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Delegorgue`s Prince

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: N14, Vryburg
Observed: 17th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Vanessa cardui

painted lady
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Location: Blaauwberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 18th November 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

medium sized butterfly found on renosterveld hill.

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What will you become?

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Linksfield North, Koppie
Observed: 13th December 2014
Added: 17th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Grey

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Location: Waterberg, Hanglipberge
Observed: 15th December 2014
Added: 17th December 2014
Likely ID: Crudaria leroma
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Dismal Sylph

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Location: Waterberg, Hanglipberge
Observed: 15th December 2014
Added: 17th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Wichgrafs Brown

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Location: Waterberg, Hanglipberge
Observed: 15th December 2014
Added: 17th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Opal?

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Waterberg, Hanglipberge
Observed: 15th December 2014
Added: 17th December 2014
Likely ID: Aloeides
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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