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Distribution path and Subregions of Swaziland (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Swaziland
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Swaziland
Class
Swaziland
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 131 families, 552 genera, 1083 species
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Subclass
Swaziland
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 131 families, 552 genera, 1083 species
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Infraclass
Swaziland
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 117 families, 519 genera, 1015 species
Tree
Superorder
Swaziland
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 81 families, 415 genera, 883 species
Tree
Order
Swaziland
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 22 families, 210 genera, 521 species
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Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species451.495    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
Swaziland
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     22 families, 210 genera, 521 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Swaziland
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesTiger Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesGrass moth
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 31 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 76 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 5 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 125 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 22 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 4 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 125 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 52 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 16 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 3 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 5 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
23 Families with 522 Species in Swaziland
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Swaziland
Species with ANext  
Abantis flava -> Abantis venosaVeined SkipperInfo
Abantis paradisea (Butler, 1870)Paradise SkipperInfo
Abantis plerotica -> Abantis venosaVeined SkipperInfo
Abantis tettensis (Hopffer, 1855)Spotted Velvet SkipperInfo
Abantis venosa (Trimen, 1889)Veined Paradise SkipperInfo
Acanthodelta achaea -> Achaea indeterminataInfo
Acanthodelta praestans -> Achaea praestansInfo
Achaea apinigra -> Achaea praestansInfo
Achaea indeterminata (Walker, 1865)Info
Achaea praestans (Guenée, 1852)Info
Achaea sordida (Walker, 1865)Info
Acleros mackenii (Trimen, 1868)Mackenīs SkipperInfo
Acleros mackenii mackenii (Trimen, 1868)Info
Acraea acara (Hewitson, 1865)Acara AcraeaInfo
Acraea acara acara (Hewitson, 1865)Info
Acraea aganice -> Bematistes aganiceInfo
Acraea aglaonice (Westwood, 1881)Clear-spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea anacreon (Trimen, 1868)Large Orange AcraeaInfo
Acraea anemosa (Hewitson, 1865)Broad-bordered AcraeaInfo
Acraea apecida (Hopffer, 1855)Yellow-banded AcraeaInfo
Acraea arcticincta -> Acraea anemosaBroad Bordered AcraeaInfo
Acraea axina (Westwood, 1881)Little AcraeaInfo
Acraea boopis (Wichgraf, 1914)Rainforest AcraeaInfo
Acraea burni (Butler, 1896)Pale-yellow AcraeaInfo
Acraea cabira -> Acraea apecidaYellow-banded AcraeaInfo
Acraea caldarena (Hewitson, 1877)Black-tipped AcraeaInfo
Acraea cerasa (Hewitson, 1861)Tree Top AcraeaInfo
Acraea encedon (Linnaeus, 1758)Encedon AcraeaInfo
Acraea eponina (Cramer, 1780)Small Orange AcraeaInfo
Acraea esebria (Hewitson, 1861)Dusky AcraeaInfo
Acraea horta (Linnaeus, 1764)Garden AcraeaInfo
Acraea mombasae -> Acraea rabbaiaeClear Wing 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 rabbaiae (Ward, 1873)Clear Wing AcraeaInfo
Acraea rabbaiae perlucida (Henning & Henning, 1996)Info
Acraea satis (Ward, 1871)East Coast AcraeaInfo
Acraea serena (Fabricius, 1775)Dancing AcraeaInfo
Acraea violarum (Boisduval, 1847)Speckled Red AcraeaInfo
Acraea welwitschii -> Acraea anemosaBroad Bordered AcraeaInfo
Actizera lucida (Trimen, 1883)Rayed BlueInfo
Aeropetes tulbaghia (Linnaeus, 1764)Mountain PrideInfo
Aethalopteryx obsolete (Gaede, 1930)Info
Aethalopteryx rudloffi (Yakovlev, 2011)Info
Afrodryas leda (Boisduval, 1847)Info
Alaena amazoula (Boisduval, 1847)Yellow ZuluInfo
Alaena amazoula amazoula (Boisduval, 1847)Info
Alaena amazoula ochroma (Vári, 1976)Info
Aloeides aranda (Wallengren, 1857)Aranda CopperInfo
Aloeides damarensis damarensis (Trimen, 1891)Info
Aloeides damarensis mashona (Tite & Dickson, 1973)Info
Aloeides dryas (Tite & Dickson, 1968)Transvaal CopperInfo
Aloeides henningi (Tite & Dickson, 1973)Henningīs CopperInfo
Aloeides molomo (Trimen, 1870)Molomo CopperInfo
Aloeides swanepoeli (Tite & Dickson, 1973)Swanepoelīs CopperInfo
Aloeides taikosama (Wallengren, 1857)Dusky CopperInfo
Aloeides taikosoma (Wallengren, 1857)Info
Amauris albimaculata (Butler, 1875)LaymanInfo
Amauris albimaculata albimaculata (Butler, 1875)Info
Amauris echeria (Stoll, 1790)ChiefInfo
Amauris niavius dominicanus (Trimen, 1879)Info
Amauris ochlea (Boisduval, 1847)NoviceInfo
Amerila makadara (Häuser & Bopré, 1997)Info
Amerila mulleri (Häuser & Boppre, 1997)Info
Anania gobini (Maes, 2005)Info
Andronymus neander (Plötz, 1884)Nomad DartInfo
Antanartia hippomene (Hübner, 1823)Southern Short-tailed AdmiralInfo
Anthene amarah (Guérin-méneville, 1847)Black-striped HairtailInfo
Anthene amarah amarah (Guérin-méneville, 1849)Info
Anthene butleri (Oberthür, 1880)Pale HairtailInfo
Anthene butleri livida (Trimen, 1881)Info
Anthene definita (Butler, 1899)Common Ciliate BlueInfo
Anthene definita definita (Butler, 1899)Info
Anthene kersteni (Gerstaecker, 1871)Kerstenīs Ciliate BlueInfo
Anthene liodes (Hewitson, 1874)Liodes HairtailInfo
Anthene millari (Trimen, 1893)Info
Anthene minima (Trimen, 1893)Little HairtailInfo
Anthene otacilia (Trimen, 1868)Otacilia HairtailInfo
Anthene princeps (Butler, 1876)Cupreous HairtailInfo
Anthene talboti (Stempffer, 1936)Talbotīs Ciliate BlueInfo
Antheua ornata -> Rigema ornataInfo
Anua dianaris -> Ophiusa dianarisInfo
Aphnaeus hutchinsonii (Trimen, 1887)Hutchinsonīs Silver SpotInfo
Aphnaeus natalensis -> Cigaritis natalensisNatal BarInfo
Appias epaphia (Cramer, 1779)African AlbatrossInfo
Appias epaphia contracta (Butler, 1888)Info
Appias sabina phoebe (Butler, 1901)Info
Archaeopilocornus lucidus (Pinhey, 1968)Info
Archistilbia mlawula (Schintlmeister & Witt, 2015)Info
Artitropa erinnys (Trimen, 1862)Bush Night-fighterInfo
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 natalensis (Trimen, 1887)Natal Babul BlueInfo
Azanus ubaldus (Stoll, 1782)Bright Babul BlueInfo
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Baliochila aslanga -> Baliochila aslaugaCommon BuffInfo
Baliochila aslauga (Trimen, 1873)Common BuffInfo
Bastilla angularis (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Bastilla derogans (Walker, 1858)Info
Belenois aurota (Fabricius, 1793)Pioneer WhiteInfo
Belenois creona (Cramer, 1776)African Common WhiteInfo
Belenois creona severina (Stoll, 1781)Info
Belenois gidica (Godart, 1819)African Veined WhiteInfo
Belenois gidica abyssinica (Lucas, 1852)Info
Belenois thysa (Hopffer, 1855)False Dotted BorderInfo
Belenois zochalia (Boisduval, 1836)Forest WhiteInfo
Bematistes aganice (Hewitson, 1852)WandererInfo
Bicyclus anynana (Butler, 1879)Squinting bush brownInfo
Bicyclus ena (Hewitson, 1877)Grizzled Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus nuwa (Plötz, 1880)Info
Bicyclus safitza (Westwood, 1850)Common Savanna Bush BrownInfo
Bombycomorpha bifascia (Walker, 1855)Pepper-Tree CaterpillarInfo
Borbo borbonica (Boisduval, 1833)Olive Haired SwiftInfo
Borbo detecta (Trimen, 1893)Rusty SwiftInfo
Borbo fallax (Gaede, 1916)False SwiftInfo
Borbo fatuellus (Hopffer, 1855)Foolish SwiftInfo
Borbo gemella (Mabille, 1884)Twin SwiftInfo
Borbo holtzi (Plötz, 1883)Variable SwiftInfo
Borbo holtzii (Plötz, 1883)Variable SwiftInfo
Braura ligniclusa -> Pachypasa truncataInfo
Braura truncatum (Walker, 1855)Info
Bucculatrix hobohmi (Mey, 2004)Info
Busseola fusca (Fuller, 1901)Maize stalk borerInfo
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 tespis (Herbst, 1804)Water BlueInfo
Cacyreus virilis (Aurivillius, 1924)Mocker BlueInfo
Caffrocrambus polyphemus (Bassi, 2002)Info
Calamia flavirufa (Hampson, 1910)Info
Caprona pillaana (Wallengren, 1857)Ragged SkipperInfo
Capys alphaeus extentus (Quickelberge, 1979)Info
Capys disjunctus (Trimen, 1895)Russet ProteaInfo
Cassionympha cassius (Godart, 1824)Rainforest BrownInfo
Catacroptera cloanthe (Cramer, 1782)PirateInfo
Catopsilia florella (Fabricius, 1775)African EmigrantInfo
Celaenorrhinus mokeezi separata (Strand, 1911)Info
Charaxes achaemenes (Felder & Felder, 1866)Bushveld EmperorInfo
Charaxes achaemenes achaemenes (C. & R. Felder, 1867)Info
Charaxes bohemani (Felder & Felder, 1859)Large Blue EmperorInfo
Charaxes brutus (Cramer, 1779)White-barred EmperorInfo
Charaxes brutus natalensis (Staudinger, 1885)Info
Charaxes candiope (Godart, 1824)Green-veined EmperorInfo
Charaxes castor flavifasciatus (Butler, 1895)Info
Charaxes chintechi (Minig, 1976)Info
Charaxes cithaeron (Felder, 1859)Blue-spotted EmperorInfo
Charaxes druceanus moerens (Jordan, 1936)Info
Charaxes etesipe tavetensis (Rothschild, 1894)Info
Charaxes ethalion (Boisduval, 1847)Satyr EmperorInfo
Charaxes etheocles etheocles (Cramer, 1777)Info
Charaxes jahlusa argynnides (Westwood, 1864)Info
Charaxes jahlusa rex (Henning, 1978)Info
Charaxes jasius saturnus (Butler, 1866)Foxy CharaxesInfo
Charaxes phaeus (Hewitson, 1877)Demon emperorInfo
Charaxes vansoni (Van Someren, 1957)Info
Charaxes varanes (Cramer, 1764)Karkloof EmperorInfo
Charaxes wakefieldi (Ward, 1873)Forest QueenInfo
Charaxes xiphares draconis (Jordan, 1936)Info
Charaxes zoolina (Westwood, 1850)Club-tailed EmperorInfo
Chilades trochylus (Freyer, 1843)Grass JewelInfo
Chloroselas mazoensis (Trimen, 1898)Purple GemInfo
Chloroselas pseudozeritis (Trimen, 1873)Brilliant GemInfo
Chrysodeixis acuta (Walker, 1858)Tunbridge Wells GemInfo
Chrysoritis aethon (Trimen, 1887)Lydenburg OpalInfo
Cigaritis ella (Hewitson, 1865)Ellaīs BarInfo
Cigaritis mozambica (Bertolini, 1850)Mozambique SilverlineInfo
Cigaritis natalensis (Westwood, 1851)Natal Barred BlueInfo
Cigaritis phanes (Trimen, 1873)Silvery BarInfo
Clepsis gnathocera (Razowski, 2006)Info
Cnephasia olearis -> Orilesa olearisInfo
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 lorenzo (Evans, 1947)Lorenzo Red Tab PolicemanInfo
Coeliades pisistratus (Fabricius, 1793)Two Pip PolicemanInfo
Coelonia fulvinotata (Butler, 1875)Fulvous SphinxInfo
Coelonia fulvinotata fulvinotata (Butler, 1875)Info
Coelonia mauritii -> Coelonia fulvinotataInfo
Coenyra hebe (Trimen, 1864)Zulu ShadeflyInfo
Colias electo (Linnaeus, 1763)Lucerne ButterflyInfo
Colocleora proximaria (Walker, 1860)Info
Colotis amata calais (Cramer, 1775)Info
Colotis antevippe gavisa (Wallengren, 1857)Red TipInfo
Colotis auxo (Lucas, 1852)Sulphur Orange TipInfo
Colotis celimene amina (Hewitson, 1866)Info
Colotis danae (Fabricius, 1775)Scarlet TipInfo
Colotis danae annae (Wallengren, 1857)Info
Colotis eris (Klug, 1829)Banded Gold TipInfo
Colotis erone (Angas, 1849)Coast Purple TipInfo
Colotis euippe (Linnaeus, 1758)Smoky Orange 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 ione (Godart, 1819)Bushveld Purple TipInfo
Colotis pallene (Hopffer, 1855)Bushveld Orange TipInfo
Colotis regina (Trimen, 1863)Large Violet TipInfo
Colotis subfasciatus (Swainson, 1833)Lemon TipInfo
Colotis vesta argillaceus (Butler, 1877)Info
Cooksonia aliciae (Talbot, 1935)Info
Crambus attis (G. Bassi, 2012)Info
Crudaria leroma (Wallengren, 1857)Silver-spotted GreyInfo
Cupidopsis cissus (Godart, 1824)Common Meadow BlueInfo
Cupidopsis iobates (Hopffer, 1855)Tailed Meadow BlueInfo
Cupidopsis jobates -> Cupidopsis iobatesTailed Meadow BlueInfo
Cyclophora unocula (Warren, 1897)Info
Cymothoe alcimeda marieps (Rydon, 1994)Info
Cymothoe coranus (Grose-smith, 1889)Blonde GliderInfo
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Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus chrysippus orientis (Aurivillius, 1909)Info
Deloneura millari (Trimen, 1906)Millarīs BuffInfo
Desmeocraera distanti (Schintlmeister & Witt, 2015)Info
Deudorix antalus (Hopffer, 1855)Brown PlayboyInfo
Deudorix dinochares (Grose-smith, 1887)Apricot PlayboyInfo
Deudorix diocles (Hewitson, 1869)Orange-barred PlayboyInfo
Deudorix penningtoni (Van Son, 1949)Penningtonīs PlayboyInfo
Deudorix vansoni (Pennington, 1948)Van Sonīs PlayboyInfo
Dingana angusta (G.a. Henning & S.f. Henning, 1996)Narrow-banded WidowInfo
Diota rostrata (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Dixeia charina (Boisduval, 1836)African Small WhiteInfo
Dixeia pigea (Boisduval, 1836)Ant-heap WhiteInfo
Dixeia spilleri (Spiller, 1884)Spillerīs Sulphur YellowInfo
Drepanogynis admiranda (Warren, 1905)Info
Drepanogynis arcuifera (Prout, 1934)Info
Drepanogynis cambogiaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Drepanogynis chromatina (Prout, 1913)Info
Drepanogynis costipicta (Prout, 1932)Info
Drepanogynis determinata (Walker, 1860)Info
Drepanogynis devia (Prout, 1913)Info
Drepanogynis gloriola (Prout, 1913)Info
Drepanogynis hypenissa (Butler, 1875)Info
Drepanogynis latipennis (Krüger, 2002)Info
Drepanogynis leptodoma (Prout, 1917)Info
Drepanogynis mixtaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Drepanogynis olivescens (Warren, 1898)Info
Drepanogynis punctata (Warren, 1897)Info
Drepanogynis subrosea (Krüger, 2002)Info
Drepanogynis subroseoides (Krüger, 2015)Info
Drepanogynis variciliata (Krüger, 2002)Info
Durbania amakosa ayresi (Van Son, 1941)Info
Dysgonia angularis -> Bastilla angularisInfo
Dysgonia derogans -> Bastilla derogansInfo
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Eagris nottoana (Wallengren, 1857)Rufous-winged ElfinInfo
Eicochrysops hippocrates (Fabricius, 1793)White-tipped BlueInfo
Eicochrysops messapus mahallakoaena (Wallengren, 1857)Info
Eicochrysops messapus messapus (Godart, 1824)Info
Epicosymbia dentisignata -> Scopula dentisignataInfo
Erebia epiphron (Knoch, 1783)Small Mountain RingletInfo
Eretis djaelaelae (Wallengren, 1857)Marbled ElfInfo
Eretis umbra (Trimen, 1862)Small Marbled ElfInfo
Eronia cleodora (Hübner, 1823)Vine-leaf VagrantInfo
Eronia leda (Boisduval, 1847)Autumn Leaf VagrantInfo
Euchrysops barkeri (Trimen, 1893)Barkerīs Smoky BlueInfo
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
Eulophonotus hyalinipennis (Strand, 1910)Info
Eulophonotus nigrodiscalis (Yakovlev, 2011)Info
Eupithecia polylibades (Prout L.b., 1916)Info
Euproctis terminalis (Walker, 1855)Info
Eurema brigitta (Stoll, 1780)Broad-bordered Grass YellowInfo
Eurema brigitta brigitta (Stoll, , 1780)Info
Eurema desjardinsii (Boisduval, 1833)Angled Grass YellowInfo
Eurema desjardinsii marshalli (Butler, 1898)Info
Eurema hecabe (Linnaeus, 1758)Common Grass YellowInfo
Eurema hecabe solifera (Butler, 1875)Info
Eurema regularis (Butler, 1876)Regular Grass YellowInfo
Eurytela dryope (Cramer, 1779)Golden PiperInfo
Eurytela dryope angulata (Aurivillius, 1898)Info
Eurytela hiarbas (Drury, 1782)Pied PiperInfo
Eurytela hiarbas angustata (Lathy, 1901)Info
Eutricha morosa (Walker, 1865)Info
Exelastis atomosa (Walsingham, 1885)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Fresna nyassae (Hewitson, 1878)Variegated Acraea HopperInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galtara rostrata -> Diota rostrataInfo
Gegenes hottentota (Latreille, 1827)Latreilleīs SkipperInfo
Gegenes niso (Linnaeus, 1764)Plain Hottentot SkipperInfo
Gegenes niso niso (Linnaeus, 1764)Info
Gegenes pumilio (Hoffmannsegg, 1804)Dark HottentotInfo
Gegenes pumilio gambica (Mabille, 1878)Info
Gomalia elma (Trimen, 1862)African Mallow SkipperInfo
Gomalia elma elma (Trimen, 1862)African Mallow SkipperInfo
Gonimbrasia wahlbergii -> Nudaurelia wahlberginaInfo
Grammodes congenita (Walker, 1858)Info
Grammodes exclusiva -> Grammodes congenitaInfo
Graphium angolanus (Goeze, 1779)Angola White LadyInfo
Graphium angolanus angolanus (Goeze, 1779)Info
Graphium antheus (Cramer, 1779)Larger Striped SwordtailInfo
Graphium colonna (Christopher Ward, 1873)Black SwordtailInfo
Graphium leonidas (Fabricius, 1793)Veined SwordtailInfo
Graphium leonidas leonidas (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Graphium morania (Angas, 1849)White LadyInfo
Graphium policenes (Cramer, 1775)Common SwordtailInfo
Graphium porthaon (Hewitson, 1865)Coastal SwordtailInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hamanumida daedalus (Fabricius, 1775)GuineafowlInfo
Harpendyreus noquasa (Trimen & Bowker, 1887)Marsh BlueInfo
Heliothis flavescens (Janse, 1917)Info
Heliothis fuscimacula (Janse, 1917)Info
Hemiolaus caeculus (Hopffer, 1855)Azure HairstreakInfo
Hemiolaus caeculus caeculus (Hopffer, 1855)Info
Hepalastis pumilio (Zeller, 1873)Info
Heteropsis perspicua (Trimen, 1873)Eyed Bush BrownInfo
Hypolimnas anthedon mima (Trimen, 1869)Info
Hypolimnas anthedon wahlbergi -> Hypolimnas anthedon mimaInfo
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypolycaena philippus (Fabricius, 1793)Common HairstreakInfo
Hypopyra capensis (Herrich-schäffer, 1854)Info
Hypopyra endoxantha -> Hypopyra capensisInfo
Hypopyra hampsoni -> Hypopyra capensisInfo
Hypopyra lunifera -> Hypopyra capensisInfo
Hypopyra occidentalis -> Hypopyra capensisInfo
Hypopyra plumbefusa -> Hypopyra capensisInfo
Hypopyra pulverulenta -> Hypopyra capensisInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idaea auriflua (Warren, 1902)Info
Iolaus alienus (Trimen, 1898)Brown-line SapphireInfo
Iolaus julianus (Staudinger, 1891)Info
Iolaus mimosae rhodosense (Stempffer & Bennett, 1959)Info
Iolaus pallene (Wallengren, 1857)Saffron SapphireInfo
Iolaus sidus (Trimen, 1864)Red-line SapphireInfo
Iolaus silarus (Druce, 1885)Straight-line SapphireInfo
Iolaus trimeni (Wallengren, 1875)Trimenīs SapphireInfo
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junonia hierta cebrene (Trimen, 1870)Info
Junonia natalica (Felder, 1860)Natal PansyInfo
Junonia natalica natalica (Felder, 1860)Info
Junonia oenone (Carolus Linnaeus/linnaues, 1764)Dark Blue PansyInfo
Junonia orithya madagascariensis (Guenée, 1865)Info
Junonia terea elgiva (Hewitson, 1864)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kedestes barberae (Trimen, 1873)Info
Kedestes barberae barberae (Trimen, 1873)Info
Kedestes callicles (Hewitson, 1868)Pale RangerInfo
Kedestes macomo (Trimen, 1862)Macomo RangerInfo
Kedestes mohozutza (Wallengren, 1857)Harlequin SkipperInfo
Kedestes wallengrenii (Trimen, 1883)Wallengrenīs SkipperInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lachnocnema bibulus (Fabricius, 1793)Common Woolly LegsInfo
Lachnocnema durbani (Trimen, 1887)DīUrbanīs Woolly LegsInfo
Lachnocnema laches (Fabricius, 1793)Southern Pied Woolly LegsInfo
Lachnoptera ayresii (Trimen, 1879)Eastern Blotched LeopardInfo
Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Lantanophaga pusillidactyla (Walker, 1864)Lantana Plume MothInfo
Lantanophaga pusillidactylus -> Marasmarcha bajanicaLantana Plume MothInfo
Latoia vivida (Walker, 1865)Info
Lepidochrysops glauca (Trimen, 1887)Silvery BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops ignota (Trimen, 1887)Zulu BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops irvingi (Swanepoel, 1948)Irvingīs BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops patricia (Trimen, 1887)Patrician BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops plebeia (Butler, 1898)Twin-spot BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops variabilis (Cottrell, 1965)Variable BlueInfo
Lepista aposema (Kühne, 2010)Info
Leptomyrina gorgias (Stoll, 1790)Common Black-eyeInfo
Leptomyrina henningi (Dickson, 1976)Henningīs Black-eyeInfo
Leptomyrina hirundo (Wallengren, 1857)Tailed Black-eyeInfo
Leptosia alcesta (Stoll, 1782)African Wood WhiteInfo
Leptosia alcesta inalcesta (Bernardi, 1959)Info
Leptotes brevidentatus (Tite, 1958)Short-toothed BlueInfo
Leptotes jeanneli (Stempffer, 1936)Jeannelīs 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
Libythea labdaca laius (Trimen, 1879)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Marasmarcha bajanica (Fazekas, 2003)Info
Megalophipida defectalis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida congrualis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida leucodactyla (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida leucodactylus -> Megalophipida defectalisSpiderling Plume MothInfo
Megalorrhipida leucodactyla (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalota lobotona (Meyrick, 1921)Info
Melanitis leda (Linnaeus, 1758)Common evening brownInfo
Melitaea diamina (Lang, 1789)False-heath FritillaryInfo
Metarctia lateritia (Herrich-schäffer, 1855)Info
Metendothenia balanacma (Meyrick, 1914)Info
Metisella abdeli -> Metisella orientalisEastern SylphInfo
Metisella metis paris (Evans, 1937)Info
Metisella orientalis (Krüger, 1928)Eastern SylphInfo
Microligia confinis (Krüger, 1999)Info
Mittonia hampsoni (Distant, 1897)Info
Mylothris agathina (Hübner, 1819)Eastern Dotted BorderInfo
Mylothris rueppellii haemus (Trimen, 1879)Info
Myrina dermaptera (Wallengren, 1857)Lesser Fig-tree BlueInfo
Myrina silenus (Fabricius, 1775)Common Fig-tree BlueInfo
Myrina silenus ficedula (Trimen, 1879)Info
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Neita neita (Wallengren, 1875)Neita BrownInfo
Nepheronia argia variegata (Henning, 1994)Info
Nepheronia buquetii (Boisduval, 1836)Green-eyed MonsterInfo
Nepheronia thalassina sinalata (Suffert, 1904)Info
Neptis laeta (Overlaet, 1955)Albizia SailerInfo
Neptis saclava marpessa (Hopffer, 1855)Small Spotted SailerInfo
Netrobalane canopus (Trimen, 1864)Buff-tipped SkipperInfo
Nudaurelia cytherea -> Gonimbrasia cythereaInfo
Nudaurelia wahlbergina (Rougeot, 1972)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oligographa juniperi (Boisduval, 1847)Juniper Hawk MothInfo
Ophiusa dianaris (Guenée, 1852)Grey DrabInfo
Orachrysops lacrimosa (Bethune-baker, 1923)Restless BlueInfo
Oraidium barberae (Trimen, 1868)Dwarf BlueInfo
Orilesa olearis (Meyrick, 1912)Info
Ozola pulverulenta (Warren, 1897)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachypasa truncata -> Braura truncatumInfo
Pandesma tempica -> Ophiusa dianarisInfo
Papilio constantinus (Ward, 1871)Constantineīs SwallowtailInfo
Papilio dardanus benio (Suffert, 1904)Info
Papilio dardanus cenea (Stoll, 1790)Info
Papilio demodocus (Esper, 1798)Citrus SwallowtailInfo
Papilio echerioides (Trimen, 1868)White-Banded SwallowtailInfo
Papilio euphranor (Trimen, 1868)Forest SwallowtailInfo
Papilio nireus (Linnaeus, 1758)Green-banded SwallowtailInfo
Papilio nireus lyaeus (Doubleday, 1845)Narrow Green-Banded SwallowtailInfo
Papilio ophidicephalus ayresi (Van Son, 1939)Info
Paralethe dendrophilus junodi (Van Son, 1935)Info
Parallelia derogans -> Bastilla derogansInfo
Pardopsis punctatissima (Boisduval, 1833)Polka DotInfo
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
Parosmodes morantii morantii (Trimen, 1873)Info
Pasiphila vieta (Hudson, 1950)Info
Pelopidas mathias (Fabricius, 1798)Dark Small-branded SwiftInfo
Pelopidas thrax (Hübner, 1821)White Branded SwiftInfo
Pentila tropicalis (Boisduval, 1847)Tropical PentilaInfo
Phalanta columbina (Cramer, 1779)Info
Phalanta eurytis -> Phalanta columbinaForest Leopard FritillaryInfo
Phalanta phalantha aethiopica (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Common Leopard FritillaryInfo
Phyllocnistis citrella (Stainton, 1856)CLMInfo
Physcaeneura panda (Boisduval, 1847)Dark-webbed RingletInfo
Pinacopterix eriphia (Godart, 1819)Zebra WhiteInfo
Pinacopteryx eriphia (Godart, 1819)Zebra WhiteInfo
Platylesches ayresii (Trimen, 1889)Peppered HopperInfo
Platylesches ertli -> Platylesches shonaRobust HopperInfo
Platylesches moritili (Wallengren, 1857)Common HopperInfo
Platylesches neba (Hewitson, 1877)Flower-girl HopperInfo
Platylesches robustus (Neave, 1910)Large HopperInfo
Platylesches shona (Evans, 1937)Shona HopperInfo
Platylesches villa -> Platylesches shonaRobust HopperInfo
Platyptilia ardua (Mcdunnough, 1927)Info
Pontia helice (Linnaeus, 1764)Meadow WhiteInfo
Precis antilope (Feisthamel, 1850)Darker CommodoreInfo
Precis archesia (Cramer, 1782)Garden InspectorInfo
Precis archesia archesia (Cramer, 1779)Info
Precis ceryne (Boisduval, 1847)Marsh CommodoreInfo
Precis octavia sesamus (Trimen, 1883)Info
Precis tugela (Trimen, 1879)Eared CommodoreInfo
Protogoniomorpha anacardii nebulosa (Trimen, 1881)Info
Protogoniomorpha parhassus (Drury, 1782)Common Mother-of-PearlInfo
Pseudacraea boisduvalii trimenii (Butler, 1874)Info
Pseudacraea lucretia tarquinea (Trimen, 1868)Info
Pseudomaenas immundoides (Krüger, 2009)Info
Pseudonacaduba sichela (Wallengren, 1857)Dusky BlueInfo
Pseudonympha magoides (Van Son, 1955)False Silver-bottom BrownInfo
Pseudonympha poetula (Trimen, 1891)Drakenberg BrownInfo
Pterophorus wahlbergi (Zeller, 1851)Info
Pyrausta apicalis (Hampson, 1913)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rigema ornata (Walker, 1865)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sarangesa motozi (Wallengren, 1857)Elfin SkipperInfo
Sarangesa phidyle (Walker, 1870)Small ElfinInfo
Sarangesa seineri durbana (Evans, 1937)Info
Scopula dentisignata (Walker, 1863)Info
Scopula rossi (Prout, 1913)Info
Secusio pustularia -> Diota rostrataInfo
Sevenia boisduvali (Wallengren, 1857)Boisduvalīs Tree NymphInfo
Sevenia morantii (Trimen, 1881)Obscure Tree NymphInfo
Sevenia natalensis (Boisduval, 1847)Natal Tree NymphInfo
Sphenarches anisodactylus (Walker., 1864)Geranium Plume MothInfo
Spialia asterodia (Trimen, 1864)Asterodia SandmanInfo
Spialia colotes transvaaliae (Trimen, 1889)Transvaal Grizzled SkipperInfo
Spialia confusa (Higgins, 1925)Confusing SandmanInfo
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 secessus (Trimen, 1891)Wolkberg SandmanInfo
Spialia spio (Linnaeus, 1764)Mountain SandmanInfo
Spindasis masilikazi -> Cigaritis natalensisNatal BarInfo
Spindasis natalensis -> Cigaritis natalensisNatal BarInfo
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)Small Mottled WillowInfo
Stenodacma wahlbergi -> Stenoptilia aktashiensisInfo
Stenoptilia aethiopica (Gibeaux, 1994)Info
Stenoptilia aktashiensis (Gibeaux, 1997)Info
Strigocossus elephas (R.v. Yakovlev, 2013)Info
Striphnopteryx edulis (Boisduval, 1847)Info
Stugeta bowkeri tearei (Dickson, 1980)Info
Stygionympha wichgrafi (Van Son, 1955)Wichgrafīs BrownInfo
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Tagiades flesus (Fabricius, 1781)Clouded SkipperInfo
Tarucus bowkeri transvaalensis (Quickelberge, 1972)Info
Tarucus sybaris (Hopffer, 1855)Dotted BlueInfo
Thestor basutus (Wallengren, 1857)Basuto MagpieInfo
Traminda obversata (Walker, 1861)Info
Traminda vividaria (Walker, 1861)Info
Tsitana tsita (Trimen, 1870)Dismal SylphInfo
Tuxentius melaena (Trimen, 1887)Black PieInfo
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Uranothauma nubifer (Trimen, 1895)Black-heart Branded BlueInfo
Utetheisa callima (Linnaeus, 1758)Crimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Utetheisa pulchella -> Utetheisa callimaCrimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
Vanessa hippomene (Aurivillius, 1899)Info
Species with YBack  Next  Top
Ypthima asterope -> Ypthima granulosaAfrican RingletInfo
Ypthima asterope asterope (Klug, 1832)Info
Ypthima granulosa (Butler, 1883)Granular RingletInfo
Ypthima impura paupera (Ungemach, 1932)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zamarada differens (Bastelberger, 1907)Info
Zenonia zeno (Trimen, 1864)Barley jointwormInfo
Zeuzerops hyalinipennis -> Eulophonotus nigrodiscalisInfo
Zintha hintza (Trimen, 1864)Hintza BlueInfo
Zintha hintza krooni (Dickson, 1973)Info
Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)Dark Grass BlueInfo
Zizina antanossa (Mabille, 1877)Dark Grass BlueInfo
Zizula hylax (Fabricius, 1775)Little Grass-blueInfo
Zophopetes dysmephila (Trimen, 1868)Palm-tree Night-fighterInfo
Zorostola melanoxantha (Janse, 1964)Info
521 Species in Lepidoptera for Swaziland 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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