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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Butterfly

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Location: Witels
Observed: 7th February 2009
Added: 30th August 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Butterfly

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Location: Shelly Beach
Observed: 11th August 2014
Added: 28th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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Butterfly

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Location: Shelly Beach
Observed: 11th August 2014
Added: 28th August 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Rainforest Brown (VSWR)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Van Stadens Wild Flower Reserve
Observed: 22nd August 2015
Added: 24th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Garden Acraea

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
Botanical Society of South AfricaCity of Cape Town Biodiversity Management BranchCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersDarling Wildflower Society
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Location: Hillcrest Wine Estate, Durbanville, Western Cape, RSA
Observed: 18th August 2015
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Several dozen against the grassy slope adjacent to the forested ravine on Hillcrest

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Brown

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Location: Mtunzini, KZN
Observed: 18th August 2015
Added: 18th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Caught in the vegie garden shade house.

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Tree Nymph

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Location: Mtunzini, KZN
Observed: 16th August 2015
Added: 17th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Sunning itself on the wall

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Cassionympha cassius (Rainforest Brown)

 Cassionympha cassius (Rainforest Brown)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Fynbos Nature Reserve, Robberg Corridor
Observed: 14th August 2015
Added: 16th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Hobatere Butterfly

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Hobatere
Observed: 26th December 2008
Added: 16th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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African Monarch, Melkbosskoenlapper

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Location: Farm Urikos, Maltahohe, Namibia
Observed: 1st July 2015
Added: 15th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Three is a Crowd

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 11th August 2015
Added: 11th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Three butterflies, two mating, the 3rd trying his luck to.

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Brown

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Location: Mtunzini, KZN
Observed: 1st August 2015
Added: 9th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Brown

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Location: Dlinza Forest, Eshowe
Observed: 28th July 2015
Added: 9th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Table Mountain Beauty

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Location: Helderberg, Upper Slopes
Observed: 5th March 2015
Added: 7th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Large butterfly, seen in abundance.

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Pansy

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Location: Mtunzini, KZN
Observed: 2nd August 2015
Added: 3rd August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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All year rounder

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th July 2015
Added: 2nd August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Sailor in Mashovhela

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Location: Mashovhela
Observed: 2nd January 2011
Added: 30th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

sits near Mashovhela Pond

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Hendesia - Mashovhela

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Location: Mashovhela
Observed: 31st December 2010
Added: 30th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Rainforest Brown (G.Route Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Garden Route Dam
Observed: 26th July 2015
Added: 27th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Blue Pansy

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Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Wilderness Area, iMfolozi Game Reserve
Observed: 18th July 2015
Added: 26th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

At the this time of year, the bush is alive with an abundance of dazzling butterflies

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African Monarch

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Location: Wilderness Area, iMfolozi Game Reserve
Observed: 18th July 2015
Added: 26th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Yellow Pansy

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Location: Wilderness Area, iMfolozi Game Reserve
Observed: 18th July 2015
Added: 26th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Blue Pansy

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Location: Wilderness Area, iMfolozi Game Reserve
Observed: 17th July 2015
Added: 25th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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CC big brown butterfly

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By: Mavourneen
Location: Pietermaritzburg, Town Hill
Observed: 18th July 2015
Added: 24th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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CC big blue butterfly

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By: Mavourneen
Location: Pietermaritzburg, Town Hill
Observed: 18th July 2015
Added: 24th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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Blue Pansy on a Gazania krebsiana

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By: lyle.ground
EThekwini Municipality Biodiversity, Climate & Gre
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Location: My Garden
Observed: 18th July 2015
Added: 22nd July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Butterfly

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By: BarendLF
Location: Glenashleyl
Observed: 19th April 2014
Added: 19th July 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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A long way from Table Mountain

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Location: R324, South Cape DC
Observed: 14th March 2015
Added: 13th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Southern Short-tailed Admiral

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: East London
Observed: 11th July 2015
Added: 11th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Butterfly Larvae

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By: Sishozonke
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Uct Upper Campus
Observed: 10th July 2015
Added: 10th July 2015
Likely ID: Acraea horta
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

feeding on host plat Kiggelaria africaba

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