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

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 3rd March 2015
Added: 4th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Very good friends

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 2nd March 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Sounds more like a flower...

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 2nd March 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Royalty

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 3rd March 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Faded & Battered

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 3rd March 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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An old one, seems on last legs.

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Frisky fly

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By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Sevilla Trail, Agter-Pakhuis
Observed: 17th May 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Commodore

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
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Pirate

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Location: Groendal NR, EC
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Pretty pirate

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Ruitersbos
Observed: 27th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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YP

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Pietersrivier
Observed: 27th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Hyalites

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Location: Coutada 5, Buffalo Camp
Observed: 13th June 2013
Added: 27th February 2015
Likely ID: Acraea
Identifications:2
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flutterby

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Location: Noordhoek
Observed: 16th February 2015
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
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African Monarch (Melkbosskoenlapper)

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Location: Djuma Private Game Reserve
Observed: 17th February 2015
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Impala Acraea (Rooibokkierooitjie)

2015-02-17 Impala Acraea (Djuma)
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Location: Djuma Private Game Reserve
Observed: 17th February 2015
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
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Moth (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: MR8
Observed: 15th February 2015
Added: 24th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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First Attempt at butterfly ID: Wild guess: Gaudy Commodore???

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By: Clinton RautenbachClinton Rautenbach’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Bulwer Biosphere, Bulwer, KZN
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:10
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Butterfly

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Location: Mountainous Fynbos near Saasveld
Observed: 22nd February 2015
Added: 22nd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Painted Lady (Hendrina)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Hendrina
Observed: 13th February 2015
Added: 22nd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Natal Acraea

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Location: Vlei Loop 2
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 22nd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Acraea horta - Garden Acraea

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Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 5th February 2015
Added: 21st February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Acraea horta - Garden Acraea on Verbascum flower

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Blue and black butterfly

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Location: Serengeti golf estate Kempton park
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 21st February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
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Kinky Wing

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 20th February 2015
Added: 20th February 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Newly emerged imago, still straightening it's wings. Unusual pale stripes on photos 1 & may be due to this or simply the way the light was hitting the wings. At first I thought that this was another species to add to my list! Not visiting the flower of this nasty bramble, but merely a convenient perch.

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Wild Peach Defoliater

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 17th February 2015
Added: 18th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Marshy

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 17th February 2015
Added: 18th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Rainforest Brown

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 15th February 2015
Added: 16th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Flower & butterfly

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By: Alanna
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Location: R62, Western District
Observed: 25th September 2014
Added: 12th February 2015
Identifications:1
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Devouring my gorgeous tree

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By: Debbi1970
Location: Krugersdorp, Johannesburg, South Africa
Observed: 10th February 2015
Added: 10th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:5
Description:

I have a tree absolutly crawling with these beautiful caterpillars, the kids are fascinated by them and are watching them with a keen eye, but I would love to be able to tell them what they are and what they will become.

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Pride of TM

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By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Kurketrekker, Jonkershoek, Stellenbosch
Observed: 8th February 2015
Added: 9th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Acraea or Diadem?

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: near Scottburgh Mall
Observed: 9th February 2015
Added: 9th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:3
Description:

About 40mm wingspan. Very fussy about exactly where to briefly settle, but quite confiding.

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gorgeous girl

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: TC Robertson Nature Reserve
Observed: 7th February 2015
Added: 8th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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