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Distribution path and Subregions of Botswana (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Botswana
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Botswana
Class
Botswana
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 212 families, 1379 genera, 3005 species
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Subclass
Botswana
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 211 families, 1378 genera, 3001 species
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Infraclass
Botswana
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 198 families, 1324 genera, 2859 species
Tree
Superorder
Botswana
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 147 families, 1115 genera, 2465 species
Tree
Order
Botswana
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 37 families, 368 genera, 732 species
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Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species451.487    worldwide
Common namesLepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
German namesSchmetterlinge und Motten, Falter, Schmetterlinge
Dutch namesVlinders, Schubvleugeligen
Danish namesSommerfugle
Finnish namesPerhoset
Norwegian namesSommerfugler
Swedish namesFjärilar
Spanish namesLepidópteros, Mariposas
Italian namesFarfalle
French namesPapillons
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus, North Eurasia, West Eurasia)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands, Ross Dependency)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia)

Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands, North Pacific, Central Pacific)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, North Sea)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea, Western Indian Ocean, Great Australian Bight, Eastern Indian Ocean)

Antarctic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesLepidoptera in arkansaslepidopterasurvey.net
Lepidoptera in bie.ala.org.au
Lepidoptera in butterflies.bcghana.org
Lepidoptera in mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu
Lepidoptera in afromoths.net
Lepidoptera in butterfliesofamerica.com
Lepidoptera in darwinfoundation.org
Lepidoptera in faunaeur.org
Lepidoptera in itis.gov
Lepidoptera in leps.it
Lepidoptera in papua-insects.nl
Lepidoptera in staffs-ecology.org.uk
Lepidoptera in tyllinen.eu
Lepidoptera in ucl.ac.uk
Lepidoptera in abdb-africa.org
Lepidoptera in dyntaxa.se
Lepidoptera in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
Botswana
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     37 families, 368 genera, 732 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Botswana
Anthelidae (Turner, 1904) - 1 SpeciesAustralian Lappet Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 19 SpeciesTiger Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 24 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 36 SpeciesGrass moth
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 2 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 5 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 2 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 72 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 52 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 10 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 8 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 107 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 113 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 8 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 9 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 101 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 1 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 54 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 3 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 12 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 4 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 3 SpeciesTimber Moths
37 Families with 732 Species in Botswana
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Botswana
Species with ANext  
Abantis paradisea (Butler, 1870)Paradise SkipperInfo
Abantis tettensis (Hopffer, 1855)Spotted Velvet SkipperInfo
Acada biseriata (Mabille, 1893)Axehead OrangeInfo
Acantharctia vittata (Aurivillius, 1899)Info
Acantholipes trimeni (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Acanthopsyche roomei (Bourgogne, 1984)Info
Acanthovalva inconspicuaria (Hübner, 1819)Info
Achaea catella (Guenée, 1852)Banded AchaeaInfo
Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)Deathīs-head Hawk-mothInfo
Achyra coelatalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Acontia antica (Walker, 1862)Info
Acontia aurelia (Hacker, Legrain & Fibiger, 2008)Info
Acontia bechuana (Hacker, Legrain & Fibiger, 2010)Info
Acontia chrysoproctis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Acontia conifrons (Aurivillius, 1879)Info
Acontia discoidea (Hopffer, 1857)Info
Acontia dispar (Walker, 1858)Info
Acontia dorothea (Hacker, Legrain & Fibiger, 2008)Info
Acontia gratiosa (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Acontia insocia (Walker, 1858)Info
Acontia melaphora (Hampson, 1910)Info
Acontia natalis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Acontia porphyrea (Butler, 1898)Info
Acontia simo (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Acontia transfigurata -> Acontia zelleriInfo
Acontia trimaculata -> Acontia umbrigeraInfo
Acontia trychaenoides (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Acontia umbrigera (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Acontia wahlbergi (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Acontia zelleri (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Acraea acara (Hewitson, 1865)Acara AcraeaInfo
Acraea acerata -> Acraea tenellaSmall Yellow-banded AcraeaInfo
Acraea acontias -> Acraea atolmisScarlet AcraeaInfo
Acraea acrita ambigua (Trimen, 1891)Info
Acraea acronycta -> Acraea stenobeaSuffused AcraeaInfo
Acraea aglaonice (Westwood, 1881)Clear-spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea albomaculata -> Acraea stenobeaSuffused AcraeaInfo
Acraea anemosa (Hewitson, 1865)Broad-bordered AcraeaInfo
Acraea atergatis (Westwood, 1881)Info
Acraea atolmis (Westwood, 1882)Scarlet AcraeaInfo
Acraea axina (Westwood, 1881)Little AcraeaInfo
Acraea barberi (Trimen, 1881)Barberīs AcraeaInfo
Acraea brahmsi -> Acraea tenellaSmall Yellow-banded AcraeaInfo
Acraea burni (Butler, 1896)Pale-yellow AcraeaInfo
Acraea caldarena (Hewitson, 1877)Black-tipped AcraeaInfo
Acraea encedon (Linnaeus, 1758)Encedon AcraeaInfo
Acraea eponina (Cramer, 1780)Small Orange AcraeaInfo
Acraea fenestrata -> Acraea aglaoniceClear-spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea igola (Trimen, 1889)Dusky-veined AcraeaInfo
Acraea luxi (Westwood, 1881)Scarlet AcraeaInfo
Acraea lygus (Druce, 1875)Lygus AcraeaInfo
Acraea natalica (Boisduval, 1847)Natal AcraeaInfo
Acraea neobule (Doubleday, 1847)Wandering Donkey AcraeaInfo
Acraea nohara (Boisduval, 1847)Light Red AcraeaInfo
Acraea oncaea (Hopffer, 1855)Window AcraeaInfo
Acraea pullula -> Acraea tenellaSmall Yellow-banded AcraeaInfo
Acraea rahira (Boisduval, 1833)Marsh AcraeaInfo
Acraea serena (Fabricius, 1775)Dancing AcraeaInfo
Acraea stenobea (Wallengren, 1860)Suffused AcraeaInfo
Acraea tenella (Hewitson, 1874)Small Yellow-banded AcraeaInfo
Acraea trimeni (Aurivillius, 1899)Trimenīs AcraeaInfo
Acraea vinidia -> Acraea tenellaSmall Yellow-banded AcraeaInfo
Acropteris illiturata (Warren, 1897)Info
Actizera lucida (Trimen, 1883)Rayed BlueInfo
Adisura aerugo (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Adisura straminea (Hampson, 1902)Info
Aeolochroma unknown ()Info
Aethalopteryx atrireta (Hampson, 1910)Info
Aethalopteryx squameus (Distant, 1902)Info
Afraltha chionostola (Hampson, 1910)Info
Afrobirthama flaccidia (Druce, 1899)Info
Afrodryas leda (Boisduval, 1847)Info
Afrophyla vethi (Snellen, 1886)Info
Afroplitis dasychirina (Gaede, 1928)Info
Agdistis clara (Arenberger, 1986)Info
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Alaena amazoula ochroma (Vári, 1976)Info
Allochrostes impunctata (Warren, 1897)Info
Allochrostes uniornata (Prout, 1935)Info
Aloeides damarensis (Trimen, 1891)Damara CopperInfo
Aloeides molomo krooni (Tite & Dickson, 1973)Info
Aloeides molomo molomo (Trimen, 1870)Info
Aloeides simplex (Trimen, 1893)Dune CopperInfo
Aloeides taikosama (Wallengren, 1857)Dusky CopperInfo
Aloeides trimeni (Tite & Dickson, 1973)Trimenīs CopperInfo
Amata alicia (Butler, 1876)Info
Amata atricornis (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Amauris bulbifera (Mabille, 1876)MonkInfo
Amauris echeria lobengula (Sharpe, 1890)Info
Amauris lecerfi -> Amauris bulbiferaMonkInfo
Amauris mozarti -> Amauris bulbiferaMonkInfo
Amauris psyttalea -> Amauris bulbiferaMonkInfo
Amauris tartarea -> Amauris bulbiferaDusky FriarInfo
Amyna axis -> Ilattia axisEight-SpotInfo
Amyna punctum (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Amyops ingens (Karsch, 1895)Info
Anania impunctata (Warren, 1897)Info
Anaudia felderi (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Andronymus neander (Plötz, 1884)Nomad DartInfo
Androzeugma subacuta (Prout, 1935)Info
Anedhella rectiradiata (Hampson, 1902)Info
Angustalius malacellus (Duponchel, 1836)Info
Anomis erosa (Hübner, 1810)Abutilon MothInfo
Antharmostes papilio (Prout, 1912)Info
Anthela callixantha (Lucas, 1902)Info
Anthene amarah (Guérin-méneville, 1847)Black-striped HairtailInfo
Anthene amarah amarah (Guérin-méneville, 1849)Info
Anthene butleri livida (Trimen, 1881)Info
Anthene contrastata mashuna (Stevenson, 1937)Info
Anthene lunulata (Trimen, 1894)Lunulated HairtailInfo
Anthene millari (Trimen, 1893)Info
Anthene minima (Trimen, 1893)Little HairtailInfo
Anthene princeps (Butler, 1876)Cupreous HairtailInfo
Anthene sanguinea -> Anthene lunulataLunulated HairtailInfo
Anthene talboti (Stempffer, 1936)Talbotīs Ciliate BlueInfo
Antheua aurifodinae (Distant, 1902)Info
Antheua tricolor (Walker, 1855)Info
Antiophlebia bracteata (Felder, 1874)Info
Aphnaeus drucei -> Aphnaeus marciInfo
Aphnaeus hutchinsonii (Trimen, 1887)Hutchinsonīs Silver SpotInfo
Aphnaeus liberti (T. Bouyer, 1996)Info
Aphnaeus marci (Collins & Larsen, 2008)Info
Aphnaeus phanes -> Cigaritis phanesSilvery BarInfo
Appias epaphia contracta (Butler, 1888)Info
Appias sabina (C. & R. Felder, 1865)Albatross WhiteInfo
Arbelodes sebelensis (I. Lehmann, 2010)Info
Archaeopilocornus lucidus (Pinhey, 1968)Info
Arcyophora longivalvis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Arcyophora stalii (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Argyractis lithocharis -> Eoophyla leroiiInfo
Arniocera erythropyga (Wallengren, 1860)Fire Grid BurnetInfo
Arniocera negamica -> Arniocera erythropygaInfo
Aspidifrontia glaucescens (Hampson, 1905)Info
Asplenia melanodonta (Hampson, 1896)Info
Athalia deckerti ()Info
Athalia marginipennis ()Info
Athetis albirena (Hampson, 1902)Info
Athetis melanephra (Hampson, 1909)Info
Athetis satellita (Hampson, 1902)Info
Athetis singula (Möschler, 1883)Info
Audea humeralis -> Audea tegulataInfo
Audea melanoplaga (Hampson, 1902)Info
Audea tegulata (Hampson, 1902)Info
Autoba admota (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Autoba brachygonia (Hampson, 1910)Info
Autoba olivacea (Walker, 1858)Info
Automolis lateritia -> Metarctia lateritiaInfo
Axiocerses amanga (Westwood, 1881)Bush ScarletInfo
Axiocerses amanga amanga (Westwood, 1881)Info
Axiocerses tjoane (Wallengren, 1857)Scarlet ButterflyInfo
Azanus jesous (Guérin-méneville, 1849)African Babul BlueInfo
Azanus mirza (Plötz, 1880)Pale Babul BlueInfo
Azanus moriqua (Wallengren, 1857)Black-bordered Babul BlueInfo
Azanus ubaldus (Stoll, 1782)Bright Babul BlueInfo
Azygophleps asylas (Cramer, 1779)Info
Azygophleps inclusa (Walker, 1856)Info
Azygophleps kovtunovitchi (Yakovlev, 2011)Info
Azygophleps larseni (Yakovlev & Saldaitis, 2011)Info
Azygophleps legraini (Yakovlev & Saldaitis, 2011)Info
Azygophleps liturata (Aurivillius, 1879)Info
Azygophleps melanophele (Hampson, 1910)Info
Azygophleps ochricosta -> Strigocossus ochricostaInfo
Azygophleps otello (Yakovlev, 2011)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Baliochila singularis (Stempffer & Bennett, 1953)Lanninīs BuffInfo
Bastilla angularis (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Belenois aurota (Fabricius, 1793)Pioneer WhiteInfo
Belenois creona (Cramer, 1776)African Common WhiteInfo
Belenois creona severina (Stoll, 1781)Info
Belenois gidica abyssinica (Lucas, 1852)Info
Belenois thysa (Hopffer, 1855)False Dotted BorderInfo
Bicyclus anynana (Butler, 1879)Squinting bush brownInfo
Bicyclus ena (Hewitson, 1877)Grizzled Bush BrownInfo
Blenina squamifera (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Borbo borbonica (Boisduval, 1833)Olive Haired SwiftInfo
Borbo fallax (Gaede, 1916)False SwiftInfo
Borbo fanta (Evans, 1937)Twin-spot SwiftInfo
Borbo fatuellus (Hopffer, 1855)Foolish SwiftInfo
Borbo gemella (Mabille, 1884)Twin SwiftInfo
Borbo micans (Holland, 1896)Marsh SwiftInfo
Botyodes diniasalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Bracharoa quadripunctata (Wallengren, 1875)Info
Brephidium metophis (Wallengren, 1860)Tinktinkie BlueInfo
Brevipecten cornuta (Hampson, 1902)Info
Brevipecten wolframmeyi (Hacker & Fibiger, 2007)Info
Byblia anvatara (Boisduval, 1833)Common JokerInfo
Byblia anvatara acheloia (Wallengren, 1857)Info
Byblia ilithyia (Drury, 1773)JokerInfo
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Cacyreus lingeus (Stoll, 1782)Bush BronzeInfo
Cacyreus marshalli (Butler, 1898)Geranium BronzeInfo
Cacyreus virilis (Aurivillius, 1924)Mocker BlueInfo
Calesia zambesita (Walker, 1865)Info
Calleagris jamesoni (Sharpe, 1890)Jamesonīs SkipperInfo
Callopistria yerburii (Butler, 1884)Info
Campimoptilum kuntzei (Dewitz, 1881)Info
Caprona pillaana (Wallengren, 1857)Ragged SkipperInfo
Cataclysta leroii -> Eoophyla leroiiInfo
Catacroptera cloanthe (Cramer, 1782)PirateInfo
Catamecia connectens (Hampson, 1902)Info
Catephia squamosa (Wallengren, 1856)Scaly AlchemystInfo
Catopsilia florella (Fabricius, 1775)African EmigrantInfo
Cecidothyris pexa (Hampson, 1906)Info
Centrochria deprensa (Prout, 1913)Info
Ceratophaga tragoptila (Meyrick, 1917)Info
Ceratophaga vastellus (Zeller, 1852)Horn MothInfo
Cerocala vermiculosa (Herrich-schäffer, 1858)Info
Cerynea thermesialis (Walker, 1866)Info
Cetola pulchra (Bethune-baker, 1911)Info
Chalciope delta (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Charaxes achaemenes (Felder & Felder, 1866)Bushveld EmperorInfo
Charaxes bohemani (Felder & Felder, 1859)Large Blue EmperorInfo
Charaxes brainei (Van Son, 1966)Braineīs CharaxesInfo
Charaxes brutus (Cramer, 1779)White-barred EmperorInfo
Charaxes brutus natalensis (Staudinger, 1885)Info
Charaxes candiope (Godart, 1824)Green-veined EmperorInfo
Charaxes guderiana (Dewitz, 1879)Blue-spangled EmperorInfo
Charaxes jahlusa (Trimen, 1862)Pearl-spotted EmperorInfo
Charaxes jahlusa argynnides (Westwood, 1864)Info
Charaxes jahlusa rex (Henning, 1978)Info
Charaxes jasius (Linnaeus, 1767)Foxy EmperorSite
Charaxes jasius saturnus (Butler, 1866)Foxy CharaxesInfo
Charaxes phaeus (Hewitson, 1877)Demon emperorInfo
Charaxes vansoni (Van Someren, 1957)Info
Charaxes varanes vologeses (Mabille, 1876)Info
Charaxes zoolina (Westwood, 1850)Club-tailed EmperorInfo
Chiasmia brongusaria (Walker, 1860)Info
Chiasmia diarmodia (Prout, 1925)Info
Chiasmia eremias (Prout L. B., 1935)Info
Chiasmia furcata (Warren, 1897)Info
Chiasmia inaequilinea (Warren, 1911)Info
Chiasmia inconspicua (Warren, 1897)Info
Chiasmia kilimanjarensis (Holland, 1892)Info
Chiasmia multistrigata (Warren, 1897)Info
Chiasmia ngami (Krüger, 2001)Info
Chiasmia normata (Walker, 1861)Info
Chiasmia nubilata (Warren, 1897)Info
Chiasmia punctilinea (Prout, 1917)Info
Chiasmia streniata (Guenée, 1858)Info
Chiasmia subcurvaria (Mabille, 1897)Info
Chiasmia trizonaria (Hampson, 1909)Info
Chilades trochylus (Freyer, 1843)Grass JewelInfo
Chlorerythra rubriplaga (Warren, 1895)Info
Chloroselas mazoensis (Trimen, 1898)Purple GemInfo
Chrysodeixis acuta (Walker, 1858)Tunbridge Wells GemInfo
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)Golden Twin-spotInfo
Cigaritis ella (Hewitson, 1865)Ellaīs BarInfo
Cigaritis natalensis (Westwood, 1851)Natal Barred BlueInfo
Cigaritis phanes (Trimen, 1873)Silvery BarInfo
Classeya bicuspidalis (Hampson, 1919)Info
Cnodontes pallida (Trimen, 1898)Pale BuffInfo
Cnodontes penningtoni (Bennett, 1954)Penningtonīs BuffInfo
Cnodontes vansomereni (Stenpffer & Bennett, 1953)Van Somerenīs BuffInfo
Cnodontes vansoni -> Cooksonia aliciaePenningtonīs BuffInfo
Coeliades forestan (Stoll, 1782)Striped PolicemanInfo
Coeliades libeon (Druce, 1875)Spotless PolicemanInfo
Coeliades pisistratus (Fabricius, 1793)Two Pip PolicemanInfo
Coenina poecilaria (Herrich-schäffer, 1854)Info
Coenyropsis natalii (Boisduval, 1847)Natal BrownInfo
Colias electo (Linnaeus, 1763)Lucerne ButterflyInfo
Colotis agoye (Wallengren, 1857)Speckled Sulphur TipInfo
Colotis agoye agoye (Wallengren, 1857)Info
Colotis agoye bowkeri (Trimen, 1883)Info
Colotis amata calais (Cramer, 1775)Info
Colotis antevippe (Boisduval, 1836)Large Orange TipInfo
Colotis antevippe gavisa (Wallengren, 1857)Red TipInfo
Colotis auxo (Lucas, 1852)Sulphur Orange TipInfo
Colotis celimene (Lucas, 1852)Lilac TipInfo
Colotis celimene amina (Hewitson, 1866)Info
Colotis celimene pholoe (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Colotis danae (Fabricius, 1775)Scarlet TipInfo
Colotis danae annae (Wallengren, 1857)Info
Colotis dissociatus (Butler, 1897)Info
Colotis eris (Klug, 1829)Banded Gold TipInfo
Colotis euippe omphale (Godart, 1819)Info
Colotis evagore (Klug, 1829)Desert Orange TipInfo
Colotis evagore antigone (Boisduval, 1836)Info
Colotis evenina (Wallengren, 1857)Common Orange TipInfo
Colotis hildebrandti -> Colotis hildebrandtiiGolden TipInfo
Colotis hildebrandtii (Staudinger, 1884)Golden TipInfo
Colotis ione (Godart, 1819)Bushveld Purple TipInfo
Colotis lais (Butler, 1876)Kalahari Orange TipInfo
Colotis pallene (Hopffer, 1855)Bushveld Orange TipInfo
Colotis regina (Trimen, 1863)Large Violet TipInfo
Colotis subfasciatus (Swainson, 1833)Lemon TipInfo
Colotis vesta (Lucas, 1852)Veined OrangeInfo
Colotis vesta mutans (Butler, 1877)Info
Cometaster pyrula (Hopffer, 1857)Info
Conchylia lapsicolumna (Prout, 1916)Info
Conchylia sesquifascia (Prout, 1913)Info
Conchyliodes distelitis (Prout, 1930)Info
Cooksonia aliciae (Talbot, 1935)Info
Copifrontia xantherythra (Hampson, 1905)Blotched OrangeInfo
Coryphodema capensis -> Coryphodema tristisQuince BorerInfo
Coryphodema punctulata -> Coryphodema tristisQuince BorerInfo
Coryphodema tristis (Drury, 1782)Apple-trunk BorerInfo
Cossus seineri -> Coryphodema tristisQuince BorerInfo
Cossus streineri -> Coryphodema tristisQuince BorerInfo
Cretonia ethiopica (Hampson, 1910)Info
Crothaema sericea (Butler, 1880)Info
Crudaria leroma (Wallengren, 1857)Silver-spotted GreyInfo
Ctenoplusia fracta (Walker, 1858)Info
Ctenoplusia furcifera (Walker, 1857)Info
Ctenoplusia limbirena (Guenée, 1852)Scar Bank GemInfo
Ctenusa brevipecten -> Ctenusa pallidaInfo
Ctenusa carnicolor -> Ctenusa pallidaInfo
Ctenusa pallida (Hampson, 1902)Info
Ctenusa rufirena -> Ctenusa pallidaInfo
Ctenusa varians (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Cupidopsis cissus (Godart, 1824)Common Meadow BlueInfo
Cupidopsis iobates (Hopffer, 1855)Tailed Meadow BlueInfo
Cupidopsis jobates -> Cupidopsis iobatesTailed Meadow BlueInfo
Cyclopera bucephalidia (Hampson, 1902)Info
Cyligramma latona (Cramer, 1775)Cream-striped owlInfo
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Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus chrysippus orientis (Aurivillius, 1909)Info
Desmeocraera basalis (Distant, 1899)Info
Desmeocraera vernalis (Distant, 1897)Info
Deudorix antalus (Hopffer, 1855)Brown PlayboyInfo
Deudorix dinochares (Grose-smith, 1887)Apricot PlayboyInfo
Diaphone eumela (Stoll, 1781)Lily BorerInfo
Digama ostentata (Distant, 1899)Info
Disclisioprocta natalata (Walker, 1862)Info
Dragmatucha proaula (Meyrick, 1908)Info
Drepanogynis cambogiaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Drepanogynis tripartita (Warren, 1898)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Earias fulvidana -> Earias cupreoviridisInfo
Ectoedemia mauni (Scoble, 1979)Info
Eicochrysops hippocrates (Fabricius, 1793)White-tipped BlueInfo
Eicochrysops messapus mahallakoaena (Wallengren, 1857)Info
Elophila africalis (Hampson, 1906)Info
Elophila difflualis (Snellen, 1880)Asian China-markInfo
Eoophyla leroii (Strand, 1915)Info
Epigynopteryx eugonia (Prout, 1935)Info
Epilepia melanosparsalis (Janse, 1922)Info
Epiphora mythimnia (Westwood, 1849)Info
Episindris albimaculalis -> Sindris albimaculalisInfo
Erastria madecassaria (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Eronia cleodora (Hübner, 1823)Vine-leaf VagrantInfo
Eronia leda (Boisduval, 1847)Autumn Leaf VagrantInfo
Ethmia coscineutis (Meyrick, 1912)Info
Etiella zinckenella (Treitschke, 1832)Lima bean podborerInfo
Eublemma anachoresis (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Eublemma bolinia (Hampson, 1902)Info
Eublemma exanimis (Hampson, 1918)Info
Eublemma rivula (Moore, 1882)Info
Euchromius discopis (Hampson, 1919)Info
Euchrysops dolorosa (Trimen, 1887)Sabi Smoky BlueInfo
Euchrysops malathana (Boisduval, 1833)Smoky bean cupidInfo
Euchrysops osiris (Hopffer, 1855)African CupidInfo
Euchrysops subpallida (Bethune-baker, 1923)Ashen Smoky BlueInfo
Eucraera salammbo (Vuillot, 1892)Info
Eudocima lequeuxi (Brou & Zilli, 2016)Info
Eulepidotis caeruleilinea (Walker, 1858)Info
Eulycia grisea (Warren, 1897)Info
Euphiusa harmonica (Hampson, 1902)Info
Euproctis bicolor (Janse, 1915)Info
Eurema brigitta (Stoll, 1780)Broad-bordered Grass YellowInfo
Eurema brigitta brigitta (Stoll, , 1780)Info
Eurema hapale (Mabille, 1882)Pale Grass YellowInfo
Eurema hecabe solifera (Butler, 1875)Info
Eurytela dryope (Cramer, 1779)Golden PiperInfo
Eurytela dryope angulata (Aurivillius, 1898)Info
Eustrotia decissima (Walker, 1865)Info
Eutelia adulatrix (Hübner, 1813)Info
Eutelia polychorda (Hampson, 1902)Info
Eutricha fulvida (Distant, 1897)Info
Euwallengrenia reducta (Walker, 1855)Info
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Feliniopsis hosplitoides (Laporte, 1979)Info
Filodes costivitralis (Guenée, 1862)Window PearlInfo
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Galtara nepheloptera (Hampson, 1910)Info
Gegenes hottentota (Latreille, 1827)Latreilleīs SkipperInfo
Gegenes niso (Linnaeus, 1764)Plain Hottentot SkipperInfo
Gegenes pumilio gambica (Mabille, 1878)Info
Gomalia elma (Trimen, 1862)African Mallow SkipperInfo
Gonimbrasia belina (Westwood, 1849)Mopane MothInfo
Gonimbrasia zambesina (Walker, 1865)Info
Gonometa postica (Walker, 1855)BrandwurmInfo
Grammodes congenita (Walker, 1858)Info
Grammodes euclidioides (Guenée, 1852)Info
Grammodes geometrica (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Grammodes stolida (Fabricius, 1775)The GeometricianInfo
Graphium angolanus (Goeze, 1779)Angola White LadyInfo
Graphium angolanus angolanus (Goeze, 1779)Info
Graphium antheus (Cramer, 1779)Larger Striped SwordtailInfo
Graphium leonidas (Fabricius, 1793)Veined SwordtailInfo
Graphium leonidas leonidas (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Graphium morania (Angas, 1849)White LadyInfo
Graphium porthaon (Hewitson, 1865)Coastal SwordtailInfo
Gynanisa maja (Klug, 1836)ChipumiInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Halseyia rectifascia (Hering, 1937)Info
Hamanumida daedalus (Fabricius, 1775)GuineafowlInfo
Harpendyreus notoba (Trimen, 1868)Salvia BlueInfo
Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner, 1805)Old World bollwormSite
Heliocheilus stigmatia (Hampson, 1903)Info
Heliocheilus thelycritus (Matthews, 1999)Info
Heliothis galatheae (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Heliothis leucosticta (Hampson, 1902)Info
Heliothis scutuligera (Guenée, 1852)Info
Hellula undalis (Fabricius, 1781)Old World WebwormInfo
Hemerophanes libyra -> Hemerophanes flammeolaInfo
Hemiolaus caeculus (Hopffer, 1855)Azure HairstreakInfo
Hemiolaus caeculus caeculus (Hopffer, 1855)Info
Hemiolaus caeculus tsodiloensis (Pinhey, 1969)Info
Heniocha apollonia (Cramer, 1782)Info
Heniocha dyops (Maassen, 1872)Marbled EmperorInfo
Heniocha marnois -> Heniocha dyopsInfo
Henotesia simonsii -> Heteropsis simonsiiPale Bush BrownInfo
Heraclia superba (Butler, 1875)Info
Heteropalpia vetusta (Walker, 1865)Info
Heteropsis simonsii (Butler, 1877)Pale Bush BrownInfo
Hippotion balsaminae (Walker, 1856)Balsam Striped HawkInfo
Hodebertia testalis (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Hoplistopus penricei (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Cribage HawkInfo
Hyblaea puera (Cramer, 1777)Teak defoliatorInfo
Hyles livornica (Esper, 1779)Striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hypena abyssinalis (Guenée, 1854)Info
Hypena laceratalis (Walker, 1859)Lantana DefoliatorInfo
Hypena obacerralis (Walker, 1858)Info
Hypocala deflorata (Fabricius, 1794)Variable Yellow UnderwingInfo
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypolycaena philippus (Fabricius, 1793)Common HairstreakInfo
Hypopyra africana (Kirby, 1896)Info
Hypopyra carneotincta (Hampson, 1913)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iambia inferalis (Walker, 1863)Info
Iolaus mimosae rhodosense (Stempffer & Bennett, 1959)Info
Iolaus nasisii (Riley, 1928)Nasisi SapphireInfo
Iolaus obscurus (Aurivillius, 1924)Iolaus obscuraInfo
Iolaus pallene (Wallengren, 1857)Saffron SapphireInfo
Iolaus penningtoni (Stempffer & Bennett, 1959)Penningtonīs SapphireInfo
Iolaus silarus (Druce, 1885)Straight-line SapphireInfo
Iolaus trimeni (Wallengren, 1875)Trimenīs SapphireInfo
Ischnurges lancinalis (Guenée, 1854)Lanced PearlInfo
Isturgia catalaunaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Isturgia deerraria (Walker, 1861)Info
Isturgia pulinda (Walker, 1860)Info
Isturgia supergressa (Prout, 1913)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junonia hierta (Fabricius, 1798)Yellow PansyInfo
Junonia hierta cebrene (Trimen, 1870)Info
Junonia natalica (Felder, 1860)Natal PansyInfo
Junonia oenone (Carolus Linnaeus/linnaues, 1764)Dark Blue PansyInfo
Junonia orithya madagascariensis (Guenée, 1865)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kedestes callicles (Hewitson, 1868)Pale RangerInfo
Kedestes lepenula (Wallengren, 1857)Chequered SkipperInfo
Kroonia fumealis (Janse, 1925)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lachnocnema bibulus (Fabricius, 1793)Common Woolly LegsInfo
Lachnocnema durbani (Trimen, 1887)DīUrbanīs Woolly LegsInfo
Laelia figlina (Distant, 1899)Info
Laelia fracta (Schaus & Clements, 1893)Info
Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Lebedodes fumealis -> Kroonia fumealisInfo
Leiorhynx argentifascia (Hampson, 1902)Info
Lepidochrysops chloauges (Bethune-baker, 1922)Jade BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops glauca (Trimen, 1887)Silvery BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops longifalces (Tite, 1961)Msasa BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops patricia (Trimen, 1887)Patrician BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops plebeia (Butler, 1898)Twin-spot BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops plebeja (Butler, 1898)Twin-spot BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops rossouwi (Henning & Henning, 1994)Rossouwīs BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops vansoni (Swanepoel, 1949)Van Sonīs BlueInfo
Leptolepida varians (Kiriakoff, 1962)Info
Leptomyrina henningi (Dickson, 1976)Henningīs Black-eyeInfo
Leptomyrina hirundo (Wallengren, 1857)Tailed Black-eyeInfo
Leptotes brevidentatus (Tite, 1958)Short-toothed BlueInfo
Leptotes pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)Common Zebra BlueInfo
Leptotes pirithous pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Leptotes pulchra (Murray, 1874)Beautiful Zebra BlueInfo
Leucochitonea levubu (Wallengren, 1857)White-cloaked SkipperInfo
Leucochlaena aenigma (Pinhey, 1968)Southern Ptichodis MothInfo
Leucostrophus alterhirundo (Gerstaecker, 1871)White Barred HawkInfo
Lhommeia subapicata (Warren, 1899)Info
Libythea labdaca laius (Trimen, 1879)Info
Lomographa aridata (Warren, 1897)Info
Lomographa indularia (Guenée, 1858)Info
Lophostethus dumolinii (Angas, 1849)Arrow SphinxInfo
Loxostege frustalis (Zeller, 1852)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macroglossum trochilus -> Cephonodes trochilusAfrican Hummingbird Hawk-MothInfo
Masalia bechuana (Seymour, 1972)Info
Masalia galatheae -> Heliothis galatheaeInfo
Masalia leucosticta -> Heliothis leucostictaInfo
Maxera marchalii (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Maxera nigriceps -> Maxera marchaliiInfo
Melanitis leda (Linnaeus, 1758)Common evening brownInfo
Melinoessa aemonia (Swinhoe, 1904)Info
Meloteles xanthodoxa (Meyrick, 1920)Info
Mesolia meyi (Bassi, 2013)Info
Mesolia uniformella (Janse, 1922)Info
Metajana marshalli (Aurivillius, 1909)Info
Metarctia flavivena (Hampson, 1901)Info
Metarctia lateritia (Herrich-schäffer, 1855)Info
Metisella willemi (Wallengren, 1857)Netted SylphInfo
Micralarctia punctulata -> Micralarctia punctulatumInfo
Micralarctia punctulatum (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Micraphe lateritia (Karsch, 1896)Info
Microloxia ruficornis (Warren, 1897)Info
Mictoschema swierstrai (Prout, 1922)Info
Mimoclystia pudicata (Walker, 1862)Info
Mixocera albistrigata (Pagenstecher, 1893)Info
Mixocera frustratoria (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Monopis lamprostola (Meyrick, 1918)Info
Morosaphycita morosalis (Saalmüller, 1880)Info
Mylothris agathina (Hübner, 1819)Eastern Dotted BorderInfo
Mylothris rubricosta (Mabille, 1890)Streaked Dotted BorderInfo
Mylothris rubricosta attenuata (Talbot, 1944)Info
Mylothris rueppellii haemus (Trimen, 1879)Info
Mylothris sulphureotincta -> Mylothris rubricostaInfo
Mylothris xantholeuca -> Mylothris agathinaEastern Dotted BorderInfo
Myrina silenus ficedula (Trimen, 1879)Info
Mythimna languida (Walker, 1858)Info
Mythimna prominens (Walker, 1856)Info
Mythimna sarca (Hampson, 1902)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Namangana adela (Hampson, 1902)Info
Negeta luminosa (Walker, 1858)Info
Negeta parectata -> Negeta luminosaInfo
Nepheronia buquetii (Boisduval, 1836)Green-eyed MonsterInfo
Nepheronia thalassina (Boisduval, 1836)Cambridge VagrantInfo
Nepheronia thalassina sinalata (Suffert, 1904)Info
Neptis alta (Overlaet, 1955)High SailerInfo
Neptis jordani (Neave, 1910)Jordanīs SailerInfo
Neptis laeta (Overlaet, 1955)Albizia SailerInfo
Neptis serena (Overlaet, 1955)Serene SailerInfo
Nola socotrensis (Hampson, 1901)Info
Nomia rufitarsis (Smith, 1875)Info
Nomophila noctuella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Rush VeneerInfo
Notarcha quaternalis (Zeller, 1852)Info
Nymphula difflualis (Snellen, 1880)Info
Nymphula osculatrix -> Nymphula difflualisInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochrocalama xanthia (Hampson, 1905)Info
Oneiliana multifera (Prout, 1922)Info
Ophiusa mejanesi (Guenée, 1852)Info
Oraidium barberae (Trimen, 1868)Dwarf BlueInfo
Orbamia octomaculata (Wallengren, 1872)Info
Orthonama obstipata -> Nycterosea obstipataGemInfo
Ozarba consanguis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Ozarba corniculans (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Ozarba heliastis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Ozarba nigroviridis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Ozarba subterminalis (Hampson, 1910)Info
Ozarba varia (Walker, 1865)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachytrina verba (Zolotuhin & Gurkovich, 2009)Info
Palasea albimacula (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Papilio constantinus (Ward, 1871)Constantineīs SwallowtailInfo
Papilio dardanus cenea (Stoll, 1790)Info
Papilio demodocus (Esper, 1798)Citrus SwallowtailInfo
Papilio nireus lyaeus (Doubleday, 1845)Narrow Green-Banded SwallowtailInfo
Paracroria griseocincta (Hampson, 1902)Info
Paracroria griseotincta (Hampson, 1902)Info
Paraeccopsis insellata (Aarvik, 2004)Info
Paralacydes arborifera (Butler, 1875)Info
Paralacydes destrictus (Kühne, 2010)Info
Paralacydes gracilis -> Paralacydes arboriferaInfo
Paralacydes jeskei (Grünberg, 1911)Info
Parapluda invitabilis (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Parapoynx diminutalis (Snellen, 1880)Hydrilla Leafcutter MothInfo
Parapoynx fluctuosalis (Zeller, 1852)Info
Parapoynx plumbefusalis (Hampson, 1917)Info
Parapoynx zambiensis (Agassiz, 2012)Info
Parnara anelia -> Parnara monasiWater WatchmanInfo
Parnara chambezi -> Parnara monasiWater WatchmanInfo
Parnara monasi (Trimen, 1889)Water SkipperInfo
Parnara subochracea -> Parnara monasiWater WatchmanInfo
Parosmodes morantii (Trimen, 1873)Morantīs SkipperInfo
Pasiphila derasata (Bastelberger, 1905)Info
Pelopidas mathias (Fabricius, 1798)Dark Small-branded SwiftInfo
Pelopidas thrax (Hübner, 1821)White Branded SwiftInfo
Pempelia morosalis -> Morosaphycita morosalisInfo
Pericyma atrifusa (Hampson, 1902)Info
Pericyma mendax (Walker, 1858)Info
Phalanta phalantha aethiopica (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Common Leopard FritillaryInfo
Phalera imitata (Druce, 1896)Info
Phalera lydenburgi (Distant, 1899)Info
Phiala albidorsata (Gaede, 1927)Info
Phiala incana (Distant, 1897)Info
Phiala pretoriana (Wichgraf, 1908)Info
Phragmataecia irrorata (Hampson, 1910)Info
Phyllonorycter anchistea (Vári, 1961)Info
Phyllonorycter grewiella (Vári, 1961)Info
Physcaeneura panda (Boisduval, 1847)Dark-webbed RingletInfo
Phytometra fragilis (Butler, 1875)Info
Phytometra subflavalis (Walker, 1865)Info
Pinacopterix eriphia (Godart, 1819)Zebra WhiteInfo
Pinacopteryx eriphia (Godart, 1819)Zebra WhiteInfo
Plateopila acrobelia (Wallengren, 1875)Info
Platylesches ayresii (Trimen, 1889)Peppered HopperInfo
Platysphinx piabilis (Distant, 1897)Measly HawkInfo
Plecopterodes moderata (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Plusia limbirena -> Ctenoplusia limbirenaScar Bank GemInfo
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Polydesma umbricola (Boisduval, 1833)Monkeypod MothInfo
Polymona rufifemur (Walker, 1855)Info
Polyptychoides grayii (Walker, 1856)Info
Pontia helice (Linnaeus, 1764)Meadow WhiteInfo
Popoudina linea (Walker, 1855)Info
Praedora leucophaea (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Creamy HawkInfo
Praedora marshalli (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Marshallīs HawkInfo
Prasinocyma immaculata (Thunberg, 1784)Info
Precis antilope (Feisthamel, 1850)Darker CommodoreInfo
Precis archesia (Cramer, 1782)Garden InspectorInfo
Precis ceryne (Boisduval, 1847)Marsh CommodoreInfo
Precis hecate -> Junonia natalicaInfo
Precis octavia sesamus (Trimen, 1883)Info
Proruaca recurrens (Hampson, 1902)Info
Prosaris rufalis (Hampson, 1906)Info
Protogoniomorpha anacardii nebulosa (Trimen, 1881)Info
Pseudacraea boisduvalii trimenii (Butler, 1874)Info
Pseudacraea lucretia expansa (Butler, 1878)Info
Pseudaphelia apollinaris (Boisduval, 1847)Info
Pseudobunaea irius (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Pseudocatharylla calypso (G. Bassi, 1999)Info
Pseudonacaduba sichela (Wallengren, 1857)Dusky BlueInfo
Pterophorus albidus (Zeller, 1852)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Radara vacillans (Walker, 1862)Info
Raghuva stigmatia -> Heliocheilus thelycritusInfo
Rhinobombyx cuneata (Aurivillius, 1879)Info
Rhodometra sacraria (Linnaeus, 1767)The VestalInfo
Rhodoneura flavicilia (Hampson, 1906)Info
Rhodophthitus atacta (Prout, 1922)Info
Rhynchina obliqualis (Kollar, 1844)Info
Rhypopteryx lugardi (Swinhoe, 1903)Info
Rhypopteryx rhodea (Hampson, 1905)Info
Risoba diplogramma (Hampson, 1912)Info
Rufoclanis numosae (Wallengren, 1860)Wawy PolyptychusInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Saalmuellerana media (Walker, 1857)Info
Samea multiplicalis (Guenée, 1854)Salvinia Stem-borer MothInfo
Sarangesa ganyi -> Sarangesa lunulaLucidella ElfinInfo
Sarangesa lucidella (Mabille, 1891)Lucidella ElfinInfo
Sarangesa lunula (Druce, 1910)Info
Sarangesa motozi (Wallengren, 1857)Elfin SkipperInfo
Sarangesa phidyle (Walker, 1870)Small ElfinInfo
Sarangesa seineri (Strand, 1909)Dark ElfinInfo
Sceliodes nodiferalis -> Achyra coelatalisInfo
Schalidomitra ambages (Strand, 1911)Info
Scirpophaga marginepunctellus (De Joannis, 1927)Info
Scolia hottentotta ()Info
Scopula lactaria (Walker, 1861)Info
Scopula psephis (Prout, 1935)Info
Scopula pulchellata (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Scopula rufisalsa (Warren, 1897)Info
Scopula sarcodes (Prout, 1935)Info
Scopula zophodes (Prout, 1935)Info
Scotinochroa inconsequens (Butler, 1897)Dark Satin SlugInfo
Scythris gaboronensis (Bengtsson, 2014)Info
Scythris pangalactis -> Scythris pelinaulaInfo
Scythris pelinaula (Meyrick, 1916)Info
Secusio strigata (Walker, 1854)Info
Sena prompta (Walker, 1855)Info
Sevenia amulia (Cramer, 1777)Lilac Tree NymphInfo
Sevenia amulia intermedia (Carcasson, 1961)Info
Sevenia rosa (W.c. Hewitson, 1877)Info
Somatina figurata (Warren, 1897)Info
Somatina vestalis (Butler, 1875)Info
Spalgis latimarginata -> Spalgis lemoleaLemolea HarvesterInfo
Spalgis lemolea (Druce, 1890)African ApeflyInfo
Spalgis s-signata -> Spalgis lemoleaInfo
Sphingonaepiopsis nana (Walker, 1856)Savanna HawkmothInfo
Spialia agylla (Trimen, 1889)Grassveld SandmanInfo
Spialia colotes (Druce, 1875)Bushveld SandmanInfo
Spialia colotes transvaaliae (Trimen, 1889)Transvaal Grizzled SkipperInfo
Spialia delagoae (Trimen, 1898)Delagoa Grizzled SkipperInfo
Spialia depauperata australis (De Jong, 1978)Info
Spialia diomus ferax (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Spialia dromus (Plötz, 1884)Large Grizzled SkipperInfo
Spialia mafa (Trimen, 1870)Mafa grizzled skipperInfo
Spialia paula (Higgins, 1925)Mite SandmanInfo
Spialia secessus (Trimen, 1891)Wolkberg SandmanInfo
Spialia spio (Linnaeus, 1764)Mountain SandmanInfo
Spodoptera exempta (Walker, 1857)Nutgrass armywormInfo
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)Small Mottled WillowInfo
Stenochora lancinalis (Guenée, 1854)Lanced PearlInfo
Stenoglene obtusa (Walker, 1865)Info
Stenoptilodes taprobanes (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)Info
Strigocossus ochricosta (Fletcher, 1968)Info
Stugeta bowkeri tearei (Dickson, 1980)Info
Stugeta subinfuscata (Grünberg, 1910)Dusky SapphireInfo
Syllepte vagans (Tutt, 1890)Info
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Taeda aetitis (Wallengren, 1863)Eagle SlugInfo
Tagiades flesus (Fabricius, 1781)Clouded SkipperInfo
Tantaliana tantalus (Herrich-schäffer, 1854)Info
Tarucus sybaris linearis (Aurivillius, 1924)Info
Teniorhinus harona (Westwood, 1881)Arrowhead SkipperInfo
Teracotona rhodophaea (Walker, 1865)Info
Terastia margaritis (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)Info
Theretra capensis (Linnaeus, 1764)Cape HawkInfo
Thestor basutus (Wallengren, 1857)Basuto MagpieInfo
Thestor basutus capeneri (Dickson, 1972)Info
Thiacidas duplicata (Grünberg, 1910)Info
Thiacidas fasciata (Fawcett, 1917)Info
Thyretes caffra (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Tirumala petiverana (Doubleday, 1847)Dappled MonarchInfo
Traminda ocellata (Warren, 1895)Info
Trichaeta pterophorina (Mabille, 1892)Info
Trichopisthia igneotincta (Aurivillius, 1909)Info
Trichopisthia monteiroi (Druce, 1887)Info
Trimenia wykehami (Dickson, 1969)Wykehamīs Silver-spotted CopperInfo
Trogocraspis durbanica (Hampson, 1918)Info
Tuxentius calice (Hopffer, 1855)White PieInfo
Tuxentius melaena (Trimen, 1887)Black PieInfo
Tylopaedia sardonyx (Trimen, 1868)King CopperInfo
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Udea ferrugalis (Hübner, 1796)Rusty Dot PearlInfo
Ulotrichopus primulina (Hampson, 1902)Info
Ulotrichopus tinctipennis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Umkulunkula kalahariensis (Mey, 2010)Info
Usta angulata (Rothschild, 1895)Angled EmperorInfo
Usta terpsichore (Maassen & Weymer, 1885)Cavorting EmperorInfo
Ustjuzhania lineata (Walker, 1855)Info
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Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
Victoria triplaga sphrigon (Prout, 1930)Info
Vittaplusia vittata (Wallengren, 1856)Streaked PlusiaInfo
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Xenosphingia jansei (Jordan, 1920)Janseīs SphinxInfo
Xyleutes atriplaga (Le Cerf, 1919)Info
Xyleutes stenoptilia (Turner, 1911)Info
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Ypthima antennata (Van Son, 1955)Clubbed RingletInfo
Ypthima asterope -> Ypthima granulosaAfrican RingletInfo
Ypthima granulosa (Butler, 1883)Granular RingletInfo
Ypthima impura paupera (Ungemach, 1932)Info
Ypthimomorpha itonia (Hewitson, 1865)Swamp RingletInfo
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Zamarada ascaphes (Prout, 1925)Info
Zamarada deceptrix (Warren, 1914)Info
Zamarada differens (Bastelberger, 1907)Info
Zamarada ilma (Prout, 1922)Info
Zamarada metallicata (Warren, 1914)Info
Zamarada pulverosa (Warren, 1895)Info
Zeritis orthrus -> Aloeides taikosamaDusky CopperInfo
Zeritis sorhagenii (Dewitz, 1879)Scarce GemInfo
Zeuctoboarmia sabinei (Prout, 1915)Info
Zeuzera aurivillii -> Azygophleps otelloInfo
Zeuzera liturata -> Azygophleps otelloInfo
Zeuzera petax -> Azygophleps legrainiInfo
Zintha hintza (Trimen, 1864)Hintza BlueInfo
Zintha hintza hintza (Trimen, 1864)Info
Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)Dark Grass BlueInfo
Zizula hylax (Fabricius, 1775)Little Grass-blueInfo
Zophopetes dysmephila (Trimen, 1868)Palm-tree Night-fighterInfo
Zovax venus (Bassi, 2013)Info
732 Species in Lepidoptera for Botswana listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Frenatae (Comstock, 1892)
Jugatae (Gers, 1981)
Macrolepidoptera (Minet, 1991)
Microlepidoptera (Wilcox, 1953)

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