Observations in the Family: Nymphalidae

Common Name: Brushfoots

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Little acraea

Little acraea
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: SA Wildlife College
Observed: 21st February 2017
Added: 24th February 2017
Identifications:1
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Skoenlapper

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By: Joseph Heymans
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Location: D171 - Bergen Op Zoom 188
Observed: 23rd February 2017
Added: 24th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Natal Acraea

Natal Acraea
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 18th February 2017
Added: 23rd February 2017
Identifications:1
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Ah, some sun at last!

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Scottburgh Golf Course pond
Observed: 23rd February 2017
Added: 23rd February 2017
Identifications:1
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White-barred Acraea

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By: Suvarna Parbhoo
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Redcliff Grasslands
Observed: 14th October 2016
Added: 23rd February 2017
Identifications:1
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bright butterfly

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By: Mavourneen
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Location: Mthatha, Walter Sisulu University campus
Observed: 22nd February 2017
Added: 22nd February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

very wary, could not get any closer

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You are what you eat (superbly camouflaged caterpillar)

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By: Wynand Uys
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Location: Blyde River Near Hoedspruit
Observed: 22nd February 2017
Added: 22nd February 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

48mm
Several individuals on Senegalia schweinfurthii

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High-Altitude butterflies

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By: Sishozonke
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Kosheteng
Observed: 2nd February 2017
Added: 21st February 2017
Likely ID: Mintha Widow
Identifications:1
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Description:

much smaller than Boker's - most likely Mintha sp buther much more lighter underwing

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Butterly has me stumped

Butterfly
By: Wynand Uys
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Location: Blyde River bushveld and wetlands near Hoedspruit
Observed: 20th February 2017
Added: 20th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Wingspan about 60-70mm. Estimate, did not measure.

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High-Altitude butterflies

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By: Sishozonke
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Sehonghong Valley
Observed: 1st February 2017
Added: 20th February 2017
Likely ID: African Monarch
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Spotty

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By: The Bate's
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Location: Port St Johns
Observed: 17th February 2017
Added: 20th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Mountain Pride

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By: Robert Taylor
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Inhlosane
Observed: 14th January 2017
Added: 19th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Friendly butterfly

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Bergplaas 2
Observed: 17th February 2017
Added: 19th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Butterfly (2 pics)

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Location: Lions Head
Observed: 21st January 2017
Added: 18th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Large forest wanderer

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By: Bushboy
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Location: CrocWorld Conservation Centre
Observed: 11th February 2017
Added: 16th February 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

Every time she opened her wings it was to float off into the forest

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A Novice swarm in the forest

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By: Bushboy
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Location: CrocWorld Conservation Centre
Observed: 11th February 2017
Added: 16th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Whitebar Charaxes (Charaxes brutus subsp. natalensis)

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Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 14th February 2017
Added: 15th February 2017
Identifications:7
Agreements:1
Comments:4
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Garden commodore

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By: timvn
CREW (Eastern Cape)
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Location: Featherstone Kloof, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
Observed: 12th February 2017
Added: 13th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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African Monarch Butterfly (3 pics)

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Location: C19, Hardap Region - Hammerstein Lodge
Observed: 8th February 2017
Added: 12th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Reared Gaudy Commodore

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Location: Westville, Durban, South Africa
Observed: 9th February 2017
Added: 12th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Food Plant: Plectranthus

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Butterfly

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 9th February 2017
Added: 9th February 2017
Identifications:1
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Comments:2
Description:

One set of wings transparent?

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Butterfly

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 9th February 2017
Added: 9th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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TMB

TMB
By: sallyslak
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Location: Bolleberg upper
Observed: 3rd February 2017
Added: 9th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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African Monarch

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By: ThulisileMathaba
Location: Adams Mission
Observed: 22nd November 2016
Added: 8th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Variable Diadem

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Location: Umgababa South Africa
Observed: 14th December 2016
Added: 8th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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: Matsikammaberg track to summit before Taaksom turnoff
Observed: 6th August 2016
Added: 8th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Butterfly

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Location: Die Wilgers Pretoria
Observed: 5th February 2017
Added: 6th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Butterfly

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By: Felicity SwanepoelFelicity Swanepoel’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Rocky Ridge Farm
Observed: 5th February 2017
Added: 5th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

On the fiddlewood flowers

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Butterfly

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Location: Between Windhoek and Etosha
Observed: 1st February 2017
Added: 4th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Brown butterflies swarming

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By: annette gerber
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Location: APU Base
Observed: 4th February 2017
Added: 4th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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