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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Dark Webbed Ringlet

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By: Andrew Hankey
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Location: Sediba
Observed: 8th March 2015
Added: 27th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Brown

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By: rianabate
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Location: George
Observed: 24th March 2015
Added: 27th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Brown

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By: rianabate
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Location: George
Observed: 24th March 2015
Added: 27th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Butterfly sucking tree sap (Stutterheim)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Stutterheim
Observed: 22nd March 2015
Added: 27th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

I noticed numerous of these butterfly's congregating around an exposed tree root. They all seemed to be after the sap exuding from the root. It is difficult in a forest to say from which tree's root it is.

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Butterfly (Stutterheim)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Stutterheim
Observed: 22nd March 2015
Added: 27th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Butterfly (Hogsback)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Hogsback
Observed: 21st March 2015
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Butterfly (Khaualethu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Khayalethu
Observed: 19th March 2015
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Not a Blonde

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Montagu Pass
Observed: 25th March 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Surprised to find this so high up the pass. Distant shot, but certain of id was saw clearly in flight. At ;least one other around.

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Whitebarred Acraea

Whitebarred Acraea
By: Elize Roets
Location: Phalaborwa Home
Observed: 25th March 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Identifications:4
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

I saw it in my Garden!!

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Mountain pride

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By: rianabate
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Location: George
Observed: 24th March 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Black Tipped Acraea

Black Tipped Acraea
By: Elize Roets
Location: Phalaborwa home
Observed: 24th March 2015
Added: 24th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

I spotted it in my Garden and it is amazing what beautiful colours this one has!!!

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Always coming close

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Location: near Vaalwater
Observed: 18th January 2015
Added: 24th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Bush Brown

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Location: near Vaalwater
Observed: 18th January 2015
Added: 24th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Western Hillside Brown ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: East of top of Swartberg Pass
Observed: 10th March 2015
Added: 24th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Widow

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Location: Fort Fordyce NR, Eastern Cape
Observed: 21st March 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Natal Acraea (Port St Johns)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Port St Johns
Observed: 11th March 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Brown butterfly

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By: rianabate
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Location: Victoriabaai
Observed: 23rd March 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Butterfly

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Location: Saasveld, George ,Western Cape
Observed: 20th March 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Widow

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By: rianabate
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Location: Victoriabaai
Observed: 23rd March 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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Yellow Pansy

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Location: Marakele National Park
Observed: 7th January 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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African monarch

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Location: Nylsvley Nature Reserve
Observed: 28th December 2014
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Brown butterfly (Amapondo)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Port St Johns
Observed: 9th March 2015
Added: 22nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Orange butterfly using its camo

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Location: Serengeti golf estate conservation area
Observed: 22nd March 2015
Added: 22nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

I saw it first while its wings were open when it closed it I first thought it somehow flew away without me noticing. Pretty good camouflage stunt

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Yellow Pansy (Mangazana Mangroves)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Mangazana Mangroves
Observed: 8th March 2015
Added: 22nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Monarch butterfly (Mangazana)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Mangazana
Observed: 8th March 2015
Added: 22nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Novice

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Location: Mfazana Hide
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Tree Nymphs

Tree Nymphs
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Location: Vlei Loop
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Common Diadem

Common Diadem
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Location: Vlei Loop
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Small Emperor

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Location: Medike
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Zero butterfly (Ngcolora)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Ngcolora bridge
Observed: 8th March 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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