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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Two dot

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By: The Bate's
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Location: Koingnaas
Observed: 21st August 2016
Added: 24th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Pansy

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By: annette gerber
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Catalina bay
Observed: 17th August 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Black moth

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By: annette gerber
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: APU Base
Observed: 21st August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Mother Of Pearl

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Kwelera
Observed: 21st August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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African Monarch butterfly

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Location: 28 Pieter Cruythoff St, Riebeek Kasteel, Western Cape
Observed: 20th August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

African Monarch butterfly in the garden.

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Two Evening Browns

Two Evening Browns
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Came for a quick fix late afternoon

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Richtersveld surprise

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By: magrietb
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Location: De Hoop campsite, Richtersveld NP
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 19th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

Probably a well known thing, but I had no idea that African monarchs congregate in the desert like this. At least a dozen could be seen flapping around this tree in daylight hours, taking nectar and failing to impress the bakkie guys. Beautiful!

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Garden Commodore

Precis archesia archesia or Garden Commodore
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Location: Mooketsi
Observed: 3rd August 2016
Added: 18th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Dancing Acraea

Dancing Acraea
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Location: Mooketsi
Observed: 13th August 2016
Added: 17th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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And Off Cause the Forest Leopard

And Off Cause the Forest Leopard
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Location: On the way to Mission Rocks
Observed: 4th August 2016
Added: 15th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Lots of Busy Laymans

Lots of Busy Laymans
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Location: On the way to Mission Rocks
Observed: 4th August 2016
Added: 15th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Painted Lady

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Location: Olifantshoek
Observed: 14th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Likely ID: Vanessa cardui
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Acraea

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Location: Olifantshoek
Observed: 14th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Lady Vanessa

Lady Vanessa
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 13th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Top One

Top one
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 6th August 2016
Added: 13th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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White Bar

White Bar
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 13th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Pearl

Pearl
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 13th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Green Vein

Green Vein
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 13th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Golden Piper

Golden Piper
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 13th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Giant again

Giant again
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 13th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Clubtail

Clubtail
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 13th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Butterfly brown

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Herold's Bay cliff walk
Observed: 12th August 2016
Added: 12th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Butterfly ID Please! :)

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By: jimmymac2
Member of RSPB Wildlife Explorers
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Location: Unnamed Road, Matobo
Observed: 4th April 2016
Added: 11th August 2016
Likely ID: Charaxes
Identifications:4
Agreements:1
Comments:3
Description:

Found eating or getting moisture from this dead tortoise.

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Cats on new leaves

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 6th August 2016
Added: 6th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

New season leaves just out. These, still small trees, get defoliated totally at least twice a year, but still seem to grow well enough.

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Vanessa

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Buitenstekloof, Robertson area
Observed: 29th July 2016
Added: 5th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Succulent Butter'

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 31st July 2016
Added: 3rd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Butterfly ID Please! :)

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By: jimmymac2
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Location: Ivory Lodge, nr Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
Observed: 3rd April 2016
Added: 2nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

A swallowtail-type butterfly, not a great pic as feeding high in a bush at a sap hole.

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Butterfly ID Please! :)

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By: jimmymac2
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Location: Hwange National Park
Observed: 3rd April 2016
Added: 2nd August 2016
Likely ID: Acraea
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:3
Description:

Found in Hwange National Park, a common butterfly but I have no idea what it is!

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Trapped

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Enseleni Nature Reserve
Observed: 31st July 2016
Added: 31st July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Caught in a spider web

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Spotted Joker (MNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Marakele NP - WfW Office
Observed: 19th July 2016
Added: 26th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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