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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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: Trail: Middelberg hut to Three Cedar Valley
Observed: 29th April 2017
Added: 28th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Painted Lady

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By: Andrewm
Friends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Banks of the Orange River
Observed: 30th April 2017
Added: 28th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Basking straw #2 : pah! the local mimic sucks!

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By: Bushboy
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Location: near Scottburgh Mall
Observed: 8th May 2017
Added: 28th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Basking straw #1 : near zero white in sight

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By: Bushboy
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Location: near Scottburgh Mall
Observed: 8th May 2017
Added: 28th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Striking underside of not-so-common street wanderer

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Marion Ave, Scottburgh South
Observed: 23rd May 2017
Added: 27th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Hail, the Concord has landed

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By: Bushboy
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Observed: 25th May 2017
Added: 27th May 2017
Identifications:1
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You can't find the trees for the nymphs

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By: Bushboy
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Location: near Scottburgh Mall
Observed: 22nd May 2017
Added: 27th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Great local irruption of Tree Nymphs. Here feeding on, swarming around rotting Phoenix Palm fruit

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Enjoying senecio pitstop #17

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 11th May 2017
Added: 27th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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This surprised me: I'd thought they stuck to sap, rotting fruit

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Enjoying senecio pitstop #16

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 11th May 2017
Added: 27th May 2017
Identifications:1
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Enjoying senecio pitstop #12

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 11th May 2017
Added: 27th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Enjoying senecio pitstop #10

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 11th May 2017
Added: 26th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Enjoying senecio pitstop #7

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 11th May 2017
Added: 26th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Male

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Enjoying senecio pitstop #6

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 11th May 2017
Added: 26th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Female

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Enjoying senecio pitstop #5

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 11th May 2017
Added: 26th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Enjoying senecio pitstop #4

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 11th May 2017
Added: 26th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Conveniently growing over his food-tree!

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Numerous this time of year

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 11th May 2017
Added: 26th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Who'd hang the big mop from the kitchen light?

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 10th May 2017
Added: 26th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Big butty survived the night of rapacious House Geckos and was safely released outside

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Skoenlapper

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By: Joseph Heymans
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Location: Slangkop 162 MR
Observed: 23rd May 2017
Added: 25th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Loads of these little Dancing Beauties

Loads of these little Dancing Beauties
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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 21st May 2017
Added: 24th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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C'maan fella! Show some blue patches too

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By: Bushboy
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Location: New England Stud Farm
Observed: 18th May 2017
Added: 24th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Battered by rain & cold?

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By: Bushboy
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Location: New England Stud Farm
Observed: 18th May 2017
Added: 24th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Dry season form

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The real mccoy

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By: Bushboy
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Location: New England Stud Farm
Observed: 18th May 2017
Added: 24th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Eye candy

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By: Bushboy
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Location: New England Stud Farm
Observed: 18th May 2017
Added: 24th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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A wee bit west of range?

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Small Orange Acraea

Small Orange Acraea
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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 21st May 2017
Added: 23rd May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Danaid eggfly (D.Drif)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Damsedrif
Observed: 10th May 2017
Added: 22nd May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Yellow Pansy (D.Drif)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Damsedrif
Observed: 9th May 2017
Added: 22nd May 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Painted lady (D.Drif)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Damsedrif
Observed: 9th May 2017
Added: 22nd May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Monarch

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Location: Serene Valley, Pretoria
Observed: 20th May 2017
Added: 21st May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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butterfly

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: stormsriver village
Observed: 1st May 2017
Added: 19th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Recognizable blur for the record

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th May 2017
Added: 18th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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