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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Acraea

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed: 20th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Orange Acraea ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Fey Farm, Kokstad DC
Observed: 7th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Eastern Hillside Brown ...

Eastern Hillside Brown
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Fey Farm, Kokstad DC
Observed: 7th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Bowkers Widow ...

Bowkers Widow 1.1
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Fey Farm, Kokstad DC
Observed: 7th December 2014
Added: 20th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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brown

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: klipriversberg nature reserve
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Vanessa cardui

painted lady
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Location: Blaauwberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 18th November 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

medium sized butterfly found on renosterveld hill.

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Wichgrafs Brown

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Location: Waterberg, Hanglipberge
Observed: 15th December 2014
Added: 17th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Garden Acraea (GRBG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Garden
Observed: 16th December 2014
Added: 17th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Yellow Pansy

Junonia hierta cebrene Yellow Pansy
By: Paolo Candotti
Kloof Conservancy
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Location: Krantzkloof Nature Reserve
Observed: 14th December 2014
Added: 16th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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African Snout Butterfly

african snout butterfly, wwf forest_5456 (1280x805)
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Location: WWF forest
Observed: 21st November 2014
Added: 15th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Hyena Scats

HWH-002
By: 14012694
Scouts South AfricaSenior Scout Adventure
Location: Kliphuis Campsite
Observed: 14th December 2014
Added: 14th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Amauris albimaculata albimaculata

Amauris albimaculata albimaculata
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Location: Grunter Street
Observed: 2nd December 2014
Added: 13th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Butterfly

Butterfly
By: Mike Viljoen
Location: Blairgowrie, Johannesburg
Observed: 1st January 1995
Added: 12th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Acraea

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Location: Sodwana Bay Campsite
Observed: 30th October 2014
Added: 11th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Ox-Eyed Pansy

Ox-Eyed Pansy
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Location: Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve, Helios St
Observed: 10th December 2014
Added: 10th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Butterfly with two eyes on each wing and blue markings on back wings.

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Butterfly - Krantzkloof NR

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By: Paolo Candotti
Kloof Conservancy
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Location: Krantzkloof Nature Reserve
Observed: 7th December 2014
Added: 10th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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African Monarch caterpillar

African Monarch caterpillar
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Location: Korsman Bird Sanctuary, Benoni
Observed: 8th December 2014
Added: 10th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
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Description:

White and black striped caterpillar with yellow dots and black feelers front, middle and back.

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Acraea

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Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 9th December 2014
Likely ID: Acraea lygus
Identifications:1
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Description:

Stumped! is this A. lygus?

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Natal Acraea

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Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 13th November 2014
Added: 9th December 2014
Identifications:1
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Active and prickly

Prickly caterpillar
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: Kirstenbosch Gardens
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 8th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Description:

A caterpillar between 2 and 3 cm long with spiny protrubrances all along its body. The underside of its body was a lighter colour than above. There many of these caterpillars on different trees. This one was under a podocarpus.

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true - or wonky - bush bicycle?

brown, bush common2
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: 3 Marion Avenue, Scottburgh
Observed: 2nd December 2014
Added: 6th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Butterfly - Krantzkloof NR

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By: Paolo Candotti
Kloof Conservancy
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Location: Krantzkloof Nature Reserve
Observed: 30th November 2014
Added: 1st December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Garden Acraea laying eggs

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 30th November 2014
Added: 9th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Laying eggs on the underside of Wild Peach leaf.

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on a weedy patch of lawn

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Scottburgh Mall
Observed: 17th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Brown butterfly

DSC01511 maybe Cassionympha cassius (Rainforest brown) (2)
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Location: Assegaai Trails, Salem
Observed: 29th November 2014
Added: 29th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Butterfly, Kenya

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Location: A2, Samburu
Observed: 11th November 2014
Added: 29th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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Phalanta - Mashovhela

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Location: Mashovhela
Observed: 15th February 2013
Added: 26th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Garden Acraea

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 26th November 2014
Added: 26th November 2014
Identifications:1
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Description:

New cocoon. Second photo show the head, just the head, of a caterpillar. Presumably some ate the rest.

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Pied Piper

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 5, Edge View Rd
Observed: 26th November 2014
Added: 26th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Diadem

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By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Blyde River Near Hoedspruit
Observed: 25th November 2014
Added: 25th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Seen indoors during a thunderstorm. Attracted to light.

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