Observations in the Order: Lepidoptera

Common Name: Moths

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Citrus Swallowtail butterfly

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Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 30th January 2015
Added: 30th January 2015
Identifications:1
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White fluffy legs

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 30th January 2015
Added: 30th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Common Blue Butterfly - Gewone-ertjiebloutjieskoenlapper

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By: PottasPottas’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Trompsburg
Observed: 24th January 2015
Added: 30th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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White-barred Emperor

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Location: HPNBG
Observed: 30th January 2015
Added: 30th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Mot

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Wynberg - Stockpoort
Observed: 27th January 2015
Added: 30th January 2015
Likely ID: Autoba
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Hawk moth light

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Presidentsrus light trap 2
Observed: 24th January 2015
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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hawk moth

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Presidentsrus light trap 2
Observed: 24th January 2015
Added: 29th January 2015
Likely ID: Nephele comma
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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creepy crawly

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By: Anika Hofmeister
Glenwood House School
Location: Glenwood House wetland
Observed: 19th January 2015
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Marsh Mates

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 27th January 2015
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Charaxes

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By: Boontjiepit
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Bredasdorp
Observed: 29th January 2015
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Feeding on banana at a bird feeding table

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Southern Marbled Emperor Moth

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By: Clinton RautenbachClinton Rautenbach’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Bulwer Biosphere, Bulwer, KZN
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:3
Comments:8
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Moon moth

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Location: Hermansdal, Ellisras
Observed: 25th December 2014
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Photo by M Haasbroek

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Brown butterfly

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Location: Sedgefield Isalnd
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

About the same size as Geranium Bronze

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Battered beauty

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By: sue marsdensue marsden’s reputation in Invertebratessue marsden’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Bronze Butterfly

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By: sue marsdensue marsden’s reputation in Invertebratessue marsden’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Blue Butterfly

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By: sue marsdensue marsden’s reputation in Invertebratessue marsden’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Sedgefied Island
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Butterfly

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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Caterpillar

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By: Alexander101
Glenwood House School
Location: glenwood house wetland
Observed: 1st January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Butterfly by Chris Galliers ©

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By: _Janine
Location: Minerva Nature Reserve, South Africa
Observed: 21st January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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500 Caterpillar small spiky

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Chilibush
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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donto know what it is

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By: kbwthor
Location: glenwood house
Observed: 23rd January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Sandman on Soutpansberg

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By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Trail 9, Leshiba Wilderness
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Wingspan about 30mm

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Diadem ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Balule camp, KNP
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

lifer for me!

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Small Orange Tip ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Balule camp, KNP
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Demon Charaxes ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Balule camp, KNP
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Female, lifer for me!!

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Topaz Blue ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Balule camp, KNP
Observed: 17th January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

lifer for me!

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490 Moth tiny pale

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Chilibush
Observed: 26th January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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big creepy crawly

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By: adriaan554
Glenwood House School
Location: Glenwood wetland
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 26th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Yellow pansy (Junonia hierta subsp. cebrene)

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, rhino pools, lowest pool
Observed: 30th October 2014
Added: 26th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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what type of worm is it

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By: Gareth2001
Glenwood House School
Location: glenwood wetlands
Observed: 26th January 2015
Added: 26th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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