Observations in the Family: Nymphalidae

Common Name: Brushfoots

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Variable Diadem

Variable Diadem
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 15th January 2017
Added: 17th January 2017
Identifications:1
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Boisduval's Tree Nymphs

Boisduval's Tree Nymph
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 15th January 2017
Added: 17th January 2017
Identifications:1
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Blue Pansy

Blue Pansy
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 15th January 2017
Added: 16th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Tainted Lady

Tainted 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: Groenrivier W of N7 n of Klein Dassenberg Road
Observed: 10th October 2016
Added: 16th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Bushy?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 14th January 2017
Added: 15th January 2017
Identifications:1
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Flutterbye

Flutterbye
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: Heuningvlei River 4X4 Kennetfontein143 above Meerenhof
Observed: 11th September 2016
Added: 13th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Flash 'o blue

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By: sallyslak
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Location: River road
Observed: 7th January 2017
Added: 11th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Butterfly

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Twinstreams
Observed: 10th January 2017
Added: 11th January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Along stream margin

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Pansy

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By: Robert Taylor
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Location: nyoni farm drive
Observed: 29th December 2016
Added: 10th January 2017
Identifications:1
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Brown on white flower

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 9th January 2017
Added: 9th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Spotted Joker

Spotted Joker
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Location: Tzendze, Kruger NP
Observed: 19th December 2016
Added: 8th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Yellow Pansy

Yellow Pansy
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Location: Berg en Dal, Kruger NP
Observed: 30th December 2016
Added: 8th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Blue Pansy

Blue Pansy
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Location: Crocodile Bridge Camp, Kruger NP
Observed: 1st January 2017
Added: 8th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Eggs

06 Nov 2016
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 5th January 2017
Added: 8th January 2017
Likely ID: Acraea
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

First seen 06 November 2016. On 19 November 2016 I only found the evidence in the last picture visible.

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Brown

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Location: Mantonga game park
Observed: 29th December 2016
Added: 8th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Joker

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Location: Mantonga game park
Observed: 29th December 2016
Added: 8th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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4 cats in a (tiny) tree

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 5th January 2017
Added: 8th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Safety in numbers? A particularly succulent host plant? Around 40 mm - long specimens closely clustered near the base of one of several about 1,5m tall Plectranthus hereroensis shrubs sprouting in the garden, their only food plant I know of in our garden.

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Glow Worm (Montague Pass)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Montague Pass
Observed: 5th January 2017
Added: 7th January 2017
Likely ID: Acraea horta
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Yellow Pansy

Yellow Pansy
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Location: iThala
Observed: 28th November 2016
Added: 7th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Lady Vanessa

Painted Lady
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Location: iThala
Observed: 28th November 2016
Added: 7th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Acraea horta (Garden Acraea) on Melilotus albus

 Acraea horta (Garden Acraea) on Melilotus albus
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Montagu Pass railway
Observed: 4th January 2017
Added: 6th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Spiky Pillars and an empty Pupa

Acraea petraea and Acraea oncaea feed on Xylotheca kraussiana
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 5th January 2017
Added: 6th January 2017
Likely ID: Acraea
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Feeding on flower buds and leafs.
Acraea petraea and Acraea oncaea feed on Xylotheca kraussiana

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Acraea horta (Garden Acraea) on Arctotheca prostrata

Acraea horta (Garden Acraea) on Arctotheca prostrata
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Montagu Pass railway
Observed: 4th January 2017
Added: 6th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Butterflies

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Location: Rietfontein, Pretoria
Observed: 30th December 2016
Added: 6th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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White barred Emperor

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Location: Mantonga game park
Observed: 26th December 2015
Added: 6th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Garden Inspector

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Location: Mantonga
Observed: 27th December 2016
Added: 5th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Common Diadem

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Location: Mantonga game park
Observed: 27th December 2016
Added: 5th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Diadem

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Location: Mantonga
Observed: 25th December 2016
Added: 5th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Yellow Pansy

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Location: Mantonga game park
Observed: 5th January 2017
Added: 5th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Acara Acraea

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Location: Mantonga game park
Observed: 26th December 2016
Added: 5th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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