Observations in the Order: Lepidoptera

Common Name: Moths

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Bushy

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 1st April 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
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Description:

Saw this one flying and where it settled and then battled to find it on the leaf litter.

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At last one sat still and in the open

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 1st April 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
Identifications:2
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Description:

Winter is around the corner, been seeing these for two weeks, by flutter by or dive into long grass.

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Heli moth stony

moth stony
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Emperor

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Bergsig
Observed: 27th March 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Mot

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Bergsig
Observed: 26th March 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
Likely ID: Zamarada
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Heli moth little dark

moth little dark
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 31st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Pardomima @ Namushasha

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Location: Namushasha
Observed: 15th January 2012
Added: 31st March 2015
Likely ID: Pardomima
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Synclera @ Namushasha

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Location: Namushasha Lodge
Observed: 15th January 2012
Added: 31st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Parapoynx @ Namushasha

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Location: Namushasha
Observed: 14th January 2012
Added: 31st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Spoladea @ Namushasha

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Location: Namushasha Lodge
Observed: 15th January 2012
Added: 31st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Light Brown Spoladea

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Location: Divava Lodge
Observed: 13th January 2012
Added: 31st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Spoladea recurvalis comes in colors from light to dark brown

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Allochrostes @ Hunters Rock

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Location: Hunters Rock
Observed: 23rd January 2015
Added: 31st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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White Pearl

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Location: Divava Lodge
Observed: 11th January 2012
Added: 30th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Little very yellow & very shy flyer

Little very yellow & very shy flyer
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Location: RCB 1
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 29th March 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Tiny Blue-eye Orange Tip

Tiny Blue-eye Orange Tip could be Bushveld Orange Tip
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Location: RCB 1
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 29th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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False Tiger

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Graaff-Reinet
Observed: 28th March 2015
Added: 29th March 2015
Likely ID: Agoma trimenii
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Red Rim Moth

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Location: Hunters Rock
Observed: 23rd January 2015
Added: 29th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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King Monkey

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Location: Grahamstown
Observed: 21st March 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Strangely named Pyralid

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Location: Venda Village Leshiba
Observed: 30th January 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Flutterer

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th March 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Weak flyer, but would not sit still for long. Medium sized,Fluttering around proteas but not seen on flowers.

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The King

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th March 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

At rest in long grass. A bit battered and portion of wing missing.

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Battered Pine Butterfly

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Strip of pine between GRBG and fire break
Observed: 28th March 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Seen fluttering high up pine tree in plantation. Much of wings missing.

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Another 2-dot

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Location: Punda Maria Camp
Observed: 19th February 2013
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Moth

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Inkwenkwezi
Observed: 28th March 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Likely ID: Durbana setinata
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

1 cm

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Ischnurges - Leshiba

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Location: Venda Village Leshiba
Observed: 30th January 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:3
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Botyodes - Mashovhela

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Location: Mashovhela
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Likely ID: Botyodes
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Swallowtail

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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: Umhlanga
Observed: 13th March 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Banded Pearl 2015

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Location: Mashovhela
Observed: 27th January 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

same location and same species as 2014

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Cotton Enemy

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Location: Mashovhela
Observed: 27th January 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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purple tip butterfly in Botswana

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Location: game drive from Kwara camp (coordinates show camp)
Observed: 10th March 2015
Added: 27th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

large white butterfly with purple wing tips

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