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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Nymphalidae (Brush Footed Butterflies) in Sierra Leone
Class
Sierra Leone
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 251 families, 2145 genera, 5072 species
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Subclass
Sierra Leone
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 250 families, 2144 genera, 5071 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sierra Leone
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 241 families, 2090 genera, 4933 species
Tree
Superorder
Sierra Leone
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 178 families, 1835 genera, 4573 species
Tree
Order
Sierra Leone
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 50 families, 883 genera, 2663 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Sierra Leone
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 49 families, 882 genera, 2662 species
Tree
Infraorder
Sierra Leone
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 49 families, 882 genera, 2662 species
Tree
Division
Sierra Leone
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 48 families, 881 genera, 2661 species
Tree
Section
Sierra Leone
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 24 families, 604 genera, 2054 species
Tree
Subsection
Sierra Leone
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 18 families, 548 genera, 1957 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sierra Leone
Papilionoidea (Latreille, 1802) (True butterflies)
 5 families, 175 genera, 1072 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) (Brush Footed Butterflies) - Systematics
 65 genera, 519 species
Site
Tree
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Genera1.114    worldwide
Species61.948    worldwide
Common namesBrush Footed Butterflies, Fritillaries, Browns, Admirals, Brush-footed butterflies, Four-footed butterflies, Brushfoot butterflies, Purples, Mourningclocks, Crescent-spots, Checker-spots, Anglewings, Brushfooted Butterflies, Brush footed, Four-footed, Mil
German namesEdelfalter, Scheckenfalter, Fleckenfalter
Dutch namesVossen, Parelmoervlinders en weerschijnvlinders, Schoenlappers, Parelmoervlinders en zandoogjes, Aurelia´s, Aurelia’s
Danish namesTakvingefamilien
Finnish namesTäpläperhoset
Norwegian namesNymfevinger
Swedish namesPraktfjärilar, Ädelfjärilar
AuthorRafinesque, 1815
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World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean


CountriesAfghanistan, 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, 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 ReferencesNymphalidae in faunaeur.org
Nymphalidae in itis.gov
Nymphalidae in dyntaxa.se
Nymphalidae in Wikipedia (English)

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Species overview - Checklist for Nymphalidae in Sierra Leone
Species with ANext  
Acraea abdera (Hewitson, 1852)Abdera AcraeaInfo
Acraea abdera eginopsis (Aurivillius, 1899)Info
Acraea acerata -> Acraea tenellaSmall Yellow-banded AcraeaInfo
Acraea admatha (Hewitson, 1865)Hewitson´s Glassy AcraeaInfo
Acraea alcinoe -> Bematistes alcinoeInfo
Acraea alciope (Hewitson, 1852)Alciope AcraeaInfo
Acraea annobona (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea areca -> Acraea eginaElegant AcraeaInfo
Acraea asboloplintha rubescens (Trimen, 1909)Info
Acraea asema (Hewitson, 1877)Speckled Orange AcraeaInfo
Acraea aurivillii (Staudinger, 1896)Large Alciope AcraeaInfo
Acraea bonasia (Fabricius, 1775)Bonasia AcraeaInfo
Acraea bonasia banka (Eltringham, 1912)Info
Acraea bonasia bonasia (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Acraea brahmsi -> Acraea tenellaSmall Yellow-banded AcraeaInfo
Acraea cabira apecida (Oberthür, 1893)Info
Acraea caecilia (Fabricius, 1781)Pink AcraeaInfo
Acraea camaena (Drury, 1773)Large Smoky AcraeaInfo
Acraea carmentis -> Acraea flavaJodutta AcraeaInfo
Acraea catori (Grose-smith, 1890)Rare Musanga AcraeaInfo
Acraea circeis (Drury, 1782)White AcraeaInfo
Acraea consanguinea -> Bematistes consanguineaInfo
Acraea consanguinea sartina (Jordan, 1910)Info
Acraea cydonia -> Acraea alciopeAlciope AcraeaInfo
Acraea dejana (Fabricius, 1793)Yellow-veined AcraeaInfo
Acraea egina (Cramer, 1775)Elegant AcraeaInfo
Acraea egina egina (Cramer, 1775)Info
Acraea ehmckei -> Acraea rogersiRogers´ Large AcraeaInfo
Acraea empusa -> Acraea asemaSpeckled Orange AcraeaInfo
Acraea encedana (Pierre, 1976)Encedana AcraeaInfo
Acraea encedon (Linnaeus, 1758)Encedon AcraeaInfo
Acraea encedon alcippina (Aurivillius, 1898)Info
Acraea encedon lycia (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Acraea endoscota (Le Doux, 1928)Le Doux´s Glassy AcraeaInfo
Acraea epaea -> Bematistes epaeaInfo
Acraea epitellus -> Bematistes epaeaInfo
Acraea eponina eponina ()Info
Acraea flava (Fabricius, 1793)Jodutta AcraeaInfo
Acraea harrisoni -> Acraea eginaElegant AcraeaInfo
Acraea horta (Linnaeus, 1764)Garden AcraeaInfo
Acraea jalema -> Acraea zetesLarge Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea jodutta -> Acraea flavaJodutta AcraeaInfo
Acraea kilimandjara -> Acraea lycoaLycoa AcraeaInfo
Acraea leona -> Acraea circeisWhite AcraeaInfo
Acraea lycia (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Acraea lycoa (Godart, 1819)Lycoa AcraeaInfo
Acraea lycoa mediafra (Stoneham, 1936)Info
Acraea lycoides -> Acraea dejanaYellow-veined AcraeaInfo
Acraea macaria -> Bematistes macariaInfo
Acraea macarina (Butler, 1868)Info
Acraea natalica (Boisduval, 1847)Natal AcraeaInfo
Acraea neobule (Doubleday, 1847)Wandering Donkey AcraeaInfo
Acraea oppidia -> Acraea dejanaYellow-veined AcraeaInfo
Acraea orestia (Hewitson, 1874)Orestia Glassy AcraeaInfo
Acraea parrhasia -> Acraea dejanaYellow-veined AcraeaInfo
Acraea pelasgius -> Acraea peneleosPeneleos AcraeaInfo
Acraea peneleos (Christopher Ward, 1871)Peneleos AcraeaInfo
Acraea perenna -> Acraea thesprioFalcate AcraeaInfo
Acraea pharsaloides -> Acraea pharsalusPharsalus AcraeaInfo
Acraea pharsalus (Ward, 1871)Pharsalus AcraeaInfo
Acraea pharsalus pharsalus (Ward, 1871)Info
Acraea polis (Pierre, 1999)Western Musanga AcraeaInfo
Acraea polydectes -> Acraea thesprioFalcate AcraeaInfo
Acraea praeponina -> Acraea bonasiaBonasia AcraeaInfo
Acraea pseudegina (Westwood, 1852)Info
Acraea pullula -> Acraea tenellaSmall Yellow-banded AcraeaInfo
Acraea quirina (Fabricius, 1781)Common Glassy AcraeaInfo
Acraea rogersi (Hewitson, 1873)Rogers´ Large AcraeaInfo
Acraea rogersi salambo (Grose-smith, 1887)Info
Acraea rudolfi (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea salambo -> Acraea rogersiRogers´ Large AcraeaInfo
Acraea serena (Fabricius, 1775)Dancing AcraeaInfo
Acraea servona -> Acraea dejanaYellow-veined AcraeaInfo
Acraea sidamona (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea tenella (Hewitson, 1874)Small Yellow-banded AcraeaInfo
Acraea terpsichore (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Acraea thesprio (Doubleday, 1847)Falcate AcraeaInfo
Acraea umbra -> Bematistes umbraInfo
Acraea vesperalis -> Acraea catoriRare Musanga AcraeaInfo
Acraea vestalina (Fruhstorfer, 1906)Info
Acraea vestalis -> Bematistes vestalisInfo
Acraea vinidia -> Acraea tenellaSmall Yellow-banded AcraeaInfo
Acraea zetes (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea zetes menippe (Drury, 1782)Info
Acraea zidora -> Acraea eginaElegant AcraeaInfo
Altinote eresia eresina (Hopffer, 1874)Info
Amauris bulbifera (Mabille, 1876)MonkInfo
Amauris damocles (Fabricius, 1793)Small MonkInfo
Amauris damocles damocles (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Amauris echeria (Stoll, 1790)ChiefInfo
Amauris egialea (Cramer, 1779)Info
Amauris hecate (Butler, 1866)Black FriarInfo
Amauris lecerfi -> Amauris bulbiferaMonkInfo
Amauris mozarti -> Amauris bulbiferaMonkInfo
Amauris niavius (Linnaeus, 1758)The FriarInfo
Amauris psyttalea -> Amauris bulbiferaMonkInfo
Amauris tartarea -> Amauris bulbiferaDusky FriarInfo
Anaea eribotes (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Antanartia amauroptera -> Antanartia deliusForest AdmiralInfo
Antanartia delius (Drury, 1782)Forest AdmiralInfo
Apaturopsis cleochares (Hewitson, 1873)Painted EmpressInfo
Ariadne albifascia (Joicey & Talbot, 1921)White-banded CastorInfo
Ariadne alphaea (Drury, 1782)African CastorInfo
Ariadne archeri -> Ariadne alphaeaAfrican CastorInfo
Ariadne enotrea (Cramer, 1782)African CastorInfo
Aterica amaxia -> Euriphene atossaAtossa NymphInfo
Aterica galene (Brown, 1775)Forest Glade NymphInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bebearia abesa (Hewitson, 1869)Black ForesterInfo
Bebearia absolon (Fabricius, 1793)Absolon ForesterInfo
Bebearia arcadius (Fabricius, 1793)ArcadianInfo
Bebearia banksi -> Bebearia abesaBlack ForesterInfo
Bebearia barce (Doubleday, 1847)Shining Green ForesterInfo
Bebearia carshena (Hewitson, 1871)Shining Blue ForesterInfo
Bebearia cocalia (Fabricius, 1793)Common Palm ForesterInfo
Bebearia cutteri (Hewitson, 1865)Cutter´s ForesterInfo
Bebearia cutteri harleyi (Fox, 1968)Info
Bebearia demetra (Godart, 1823)Grey ForesterInfo
Bebearia laetitia (Plötz, 1880)Laetitia´s ForesterInfo
Bebearia maledicta (Strand, 1912)Maligned ForesterInfo
Bebearia mandinga (Felder & Felder, 1860)Mandinga ForesterInfo
Bebearia mardania (Fabricius, 1793)Dark Palm ForesterInfo
Bebearia mardania senegalensis (Herrich-schaeffer, 1850)Info
Bebearia osyris (Schultze, 1920)Winifred´s ForesterInfo
Bebearia oxione (Hewitson, 1866)Banded ForesterInfo
Bebearia paludicola -> Bebearia mardaniaSwamp Palm ForesterInfo
Bebearia paludicola blandi (Holmes, 2001)Info
Bebearia phantasina (Staudinger, 1891)Western FantasiaInfo
Bebearia phranza (Hewitson, 1865)White-spot ForesterInfo
Bebearia senegalensis (Herrich-schäffer, 1852)Senegal Palm ForesterInfo
Bebearia sophus (Fabricius, 1793)Sophus ForesterInfo
Bebearia sophus phreone (Feisthamel, 1850)Info
Bebearia theognis -> Bebearia mardaniaDark Palm ForesterInfo
Bebearia zonara (Butler, 1871)Light Brown ForesterInfo
Bematistes alcinoe (Felder, 1865)Alcinoe BematistesInfo
Bematistes consanguinea (Aurivillius, 1893)Blood-brother BematistesInfo
Bematistes epaea (Cramer, 1779)Common BematistesInfo
Bematistes macaria (Fabricius, 1793)Black-spot BematistesInfo
Bematistes umbra (Drury, 1782)Clouded BematistesInfo
Bematistes vestalis (Felder, 1865)Smoky BematistesInfo
Bicyclus abnormis (Dudgeon, 1909)Western White-tipped Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus angulosa (Butler, 1868)Startled Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus dekeyseri (Condamin, 1958)Western Scalloped Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus dorothea (Cramer, 1779)Light Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus ephorus (Weymer, 1892)Common Blue-banded Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus evadne (Cramer, 1782)Small Stately Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus funebris (Guérin-méneville, 1844)Funereal Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus howarthi (Condamin, 1963)Info
Bicyclus ignobilis (Butler, 1870)Ignoble Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus istaris (Plötz, 1880)Velvet Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus madetes (Hewitson, 1874)Brown-spot Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus maesseni (Condamin, 1970)Maessen´s Ignoble Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus mandanes (Hewitson, 1873)Large Marbled Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus martius (Fabricius, 1793)Black Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus milyas (Hewitson, 1864)Lesser Rock Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus nobilis (Aurivillius, 1893)Noble Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus procora (Karsch, 1893)Cinnamon Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus safitza (Westwood, 1850)Common Savanna Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus sambulos (Hewitson, 1877)Tailed Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus sambulos unicolor (Condamin, 1971)Info
Bicyclus sandace (Hewitson, 1877)Dark Vulgar Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus sangmelinae (Condamin, 1963)Condamin´s Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus taenias (Hewitson, 1877)Grey Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus trilophus (Rebel, 1914)Tufted Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus trilophus jacksoni (Condamin, 1961)Info
Bicyclus vulgaris (Butler, 1868)Vulgar Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus xeneas (Hewitson, 1865)Stately Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus xeneas occidentalis (Condamin, 1965)Info
Bicyclus xeneoides (Condamin, 1961)Toothed Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus zinebi (Butler, 1869)Western Large Bush BrownInfo
Byblia anvatara (Boisduval, 1833)Common JokerInfo
Byblia anvatara crameri (Aurivillius, 1894)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Catacroptera cloanthe ligata (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Charaxes albimaculatus -> Charaxes numenes aequatorialisInfo
Charaxes ameliae (Doumet, 1861)Blue-spotted CharaxesInfo
Charaxes ameliae doumeti (Henning, 1989)Info
Charaxes angelae (Minig, 1975)Angela´s Demon CharaxesInfo
Charaxes angusticaudatus -> Charaxes tiridatesCommon Blue CharaxesInfo
Charaxes anticlea (Drury, 1782)Small Flame-bordered CharaxesInfo
Charaxes blachieri -> Charaxes eudoxusEudoxus CharaxesInfo
Charaxes bocqueti (Minig, 1977)Bocquet´s Demon CharaxesInfo
Charaxes boueti (Feisthamel, 1850)Bamboo CharaxesInfo
Charaxes brutus (Cramer, 1779)White-barred EmperorInfo
Charaxes candiope (Godart, 1824)Green-veined EmperorInfo
Charaxes carteri (Butler, 1881)Info
Charaxes castor (Cramer, 1775)Giant EmperorInfo
Charaxes cedreatis (Hewitson, 1874)Green Demon CharaxesInfo
Charaxes chiron -> Charaxes etheoclesSavanna Demon CharaxesInfo
Charaxes cynthia (Butler, 1865)Western Red CharaxesInfo
Charaxes dewitzi -> Charaxes manicaManica CharaxesInfo
Charaxes doubledayi (Aurivillius, 1898)Doubleday´s Untailed CharaxesInfo
Charaxes dunkeli -> Charaxes porthosPorthos Untailed CharaxesInfo
Charaxes dux -> Charaxes hadrianusHadrian´s White CharaxesInfo
Charaxes epijasius -> Charaxes jasiusTwo-tailed PashaInfo
Charaxes etesipe (Godart, 1824)Savannah CharaxesInfo
Charaxes etheocles (Cramer, 1777)Demon charaxesInfo
Charaxes etheocles fulgens (Rothschild, 1900)Info
Charaxes etheocles regalis (Rothschild, 1900)Info
Charaxes eudoxus (Drury, 1782)Eudoxus CharaxesInfo
Charaxes eupale (Drury, 1782)Common Green CharaxesInfo
Charaxes eupale eupale (Drury, 1782)Info
Charaxes eurinome -> Euxanthe eurinomeCommon Forest QueenInfo
Charaxes fulvescens (Aurivillius, 1891)Forest Pearl CharaxesInfo
Charaxes fulvescens senegala (Van Someren, 1975)Info
Charaxes gabonica -> Charaxes hadrianusHadrian´s White CharaxesInfo
Charaxes galba -> Charaxes hildebrandtiHildebrandt´s CharaxesInfo
Charaxes hadrianus (Christopher Ward, 1871)Hadrian´s White CharaxesInfo
Charaxes hamatus -> Charaxes nichetesManx CharaxesInfo
Charaxes hildebrandti (Dewitz, 1879)Hildebrandt´s CharaxesInfo
Charaxes hildebrandti gillesi (Plantrou, 1973)Info
Charaxes hildebrandtii -> Charaxes hildebrandtiHildebrandt´s CharaxesInfo
Charaxes hollandi -> Charaxes etheoclesInfo
Charaxes hollandii (Butler, 1893)Info
Charaxes hysginus -> Charaxes tiridates tiridatinusCommon Blue CharaxesInfo
Charaxes imperialis (Butler, 1874)Imperial Blue CharaxesInfo
Charaxes imperialis imperialis (Butler, 1874)Info
Charaxes jasius (Linnaeus, 1767)Foxy EmperorSite
Charaxes katangae -> Charaxes porthosPorthos Untailed CharaxesInfo
Charaxes lucretius (Cramer, 1777)Violet-washed CharaxesInfo
Charaxes lycurgus (Fabricius, 1793)Laodice Untailed CharaxesInfo
Charaxes lysianassa -> Charaxes cynthiaWestern Red CharaxesInfo
Charaxes manica (Trimen, 1894)Manica CharaxesInfo
Charaxes midas -> Charaxes porthosPorthos Untailed CharaxesInfo
Charaxes mycerina (Godart, 1824)Mycerina Untailed CharaxesInfo
Charaxes nausicaa -> Charaxes mycerinaMycerina Untailed CharaxesInfo
Charaxes nesaea -> Charaxes pythodorisPowder-blue CharaxesInfo
Charaxes nichetes (Grose-smith, 1883)Manx CharaxesInfo
Charaxes nichetes bouchei (Plantrou, 1974)Info
Charaxes nigrescens -> Hadrodontes fulvescensInfo
Charaxes numenes (Hewitson, 1859)Lesser Blue CharaxesInfo
Charaxes numenes aequatorialis (Van Someren, 1972)Info
Charaxes numenes numenes (Hewitson, 1859)Info
Charaxes ogovensis -> Charaxes nichetesManx CharaxesInfo
Charaxes paphianus (Christopher Ward, 1871)Falcate Red CharaxesInfo
Charaxes paphianus falcata (Butler, 1872)Info
Charaxes petersi (Van Someren, 1969)Peters´ Demon CharaxesInfo
Charaxes plantroui (Minig, 1975)Pink-washed Demon CharaxesInfo
Charaxes pleione (Godart, 1824)Square-winged Red CharaxesInfo
Charaxes pleione pleione (Godart, 1824)Info
Charaxes pollux (Cramer, 1775)Black-bordered CharaxesInfo
Charaxes pollux pollux (Cramer, 1775)Info
Charaxes pollux subalbescens (Hall, 1930)Info
Charaxes porthos (Grose-smith, 1883)Porthos Untailed CharaxesInfo
Charaxes porthos gallayi (Van Someren, 1968)Info
Charaxes protoclea (Feisthamel, 1850)Flame-bordered EmperorInfo
Charaxes pythodoris (Hewitson, 1873)Powder-blue CharaxesInfo
Charaxes pythodoris davidi (Plantrou, 1973)Info
Charaxes regius -> Charaxes ameliaeBlue-spotted CharaxesInfo
Charaxes schultzei -> Charaxes eupaleCommon Green CharaxesInfo
Charaxes smaragdalis butleri (Rothschild, 1900)Info
Charaxes solon (Fabricius, 1793)Black RajahInfo
Charaxes talagugae -> Charaxes hildebrandtiHildebrandt´s CharaxesInfo
Charaxes tiridates (Cramer, 1777)Common Blue CharaxesInfo
Charaxes tiridates tiridatinus (Röber, 1936)Info
Charaxes tiridatinus -> Charaxes tiridatesCommon Blue CharaxesInfo
Charaxes varanes (Cramer, 1764)Karkloof EmperorInfo
Charaxes varanes vologeses (Mabille, 1876)Info
Charaxes viola (Butler, 1865)Savanna Demon CharaxesInfo
Charaxes virilis (Rothschild, 1900)Blue Demon CharaxesInfo
Charaxes zelica (Butler, 1869)Zelica Untailed CharaxesInfo
Charaxes zingha (Stoll, 1780)Shining red charaxesInfo
Cymothoe adela (Staudinger, 1890)Sierra Leone Yellow GliderInfo
Cymothoe adelina -> Cymothoe caenisCommon GliderInfo
Cymothoe albomarginata ()Info
Cymothoe althea -> Cymothoe caenisWestern GliderInfo
Cymothoe anitorgis (Hewitson, 1874)White-spot Red GliderInfo
Cymothoe blassi -> Harma theobeneAngular GliderInfo
Cymothoe caenis (Drury, 1773)Common GliderInfo
Cymothoe confusa -> Cymothoe egestaCommon Yellow GliderInfo
Cymothoe egesta (Cramer, 1775)Common Yellow GliderInfo
Cymothoe egesta confusa (Aurivillius, 1887)Info
Cymothoe egesta egesta (Cramer, 1775)Info
Cymothoe euthalioides albomarginata (Neustetter, 1921)Info
Cymothoe fumana (Westwood, 1850)Scalloped Yellow GliderInfo
Cymothoe hartigi (Belcastro, 1990)Hartig´s Red GliderInfo
Cymothoe herminia (Grose-smith, 1887)Herminia GliderInfo
Cymothoe herminia gongoa (Fox, 1965)Info
Cymothoe jodutta (Westwood, 1850)Jodutta GliderInfo
Cymothoe mabillei (Overlaet, 1944)Western Red GliderInfo
Cymothoe marginata -> Cymothoe adelaSierra Leone Yellow GliderInfo
Cymothoe ogova (Plötz, 1880)Elegant Red GliderInfo
Cymothoe overlaeti -> Cymothoe herminiaHerminia GliderInfo
Cymothoe sangaris (Sangaris Godart, 1824)Info
Cymothoe seneca -> Cymothoe joduttaJodutta GliderInfo
Cymothoe siegfriedi -> Cymothoe herminiaHerminia GliderInfo
Cymothoe sultani -> Cymothoe herminiaHerminia GliderInfo
Cymothoe theobene -> Harma theobeneAngular GliderInfo
Cynandra opis (Drury, 1773)Brilliant NymphInfo
Cyrestis camillus (Fabricius, 1781)African Map ButterflyInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus chrysippus alcippoides (Moore, 1883)Info
Danaus chrysippus alcippus (Cramer, 1777)Info
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elymnias bammakoo -> Elymniopsis bammakooAfrican PalmflyInfo
Elymniopsis bammakoo (Westwood, 1851)African PalmflyInfo
Euphaedra aberrans (Staudinger, 1891)Aberrant Themis ForesterInfo
Euphaedra acuta (Hecq, 1977)Acute Pink ForesterInfo
Euphaedra adelica -> Euphaedra phaethusaCommon Ceres ForesterInfo
Euphaedra afzelii (Felder, 1867)Green Ceres ForesterInfo
Euphaedra albocoerulea -> Euphaedra diffusaUnmarked Pink ForesterInfo
Euphaedra bergeri (Hecq, 1974)Info
Euphaedra bombeana -> Euphaedra bergeriCommon Pink ForesterInfo
Euphaedra ceres (Fabricius, 1775)Ceres ForesterInfo
Euphaedra ceroides -> Euphaedra phaethusaCommon Ceres ForesterInfo
Euphaedra crockeri (Butler, 1869)Crocker´s ForesterInfo
Euphaedra cyparissa (Cramer, 1776)True ForesterInfo
Euphaedra diffusa (Gaede, 1916)Unmarked Pink ForesterInfo
Euphaedra diffusa albocoerulea (Hecq, 1976)Info
Euphaedra dubreka (Collins & Larsen, 2005)Guinea Themis ForesterInfo
Euphaedra eburnensis -> Euphaedra laboureanaBrownish Themis ForesterInfo
Euphaedra edwardsii (Van Der Hoeven, 1845)Edwards´ ForesterInfo
Euphaedra eleus (Drury, 1782)Eleus Orange ForesterInfo
Euphaedra eupalus (Fabricius, 1782)Western Blue-banded ForesterInfo
Euphaedra eusemoides (Grose-smith & Kirby, 1889)Western Mimic ForesterInfo
Euphaedra francina (Godart, 1823)Magnificent ForesterInfo
Euphaedra gausape (Butler, 1865)Western Striped ForesterInfo
Euphaedra harpalyce (Cramer, 1779)Common Blue-banded ForesterInfo
Euphaedra hastiri (Hecq, 1981)Insipid Striped ForesterInfo
Euphaedra hastiri polymnie (Hecq, 1981)Info
Euphaedra inanum (Butler, 1873)Unmarked Ceres ForesterInfo
Euphaedra janetta (Butler, 1871)Janetta Themis ForesterInfo
Euphaedra judith (Weymer, 1892)Judith´s Striped ForesterInfo
Euphaedra laboureana (Toulgoët, 1957)Brownish Themis ForesterInfo
Euphaedra laboureana eburnensis (Hecq, 1979)Info
Euphaedra laboureana laboureana (De Toulgëot, 1957)Info
Euphaedra laguerrei (Hecq, 1979)Insipid Themis ForesterInfo
Euphaedra medon -> Medoniana medonWidespread ForesterInfo
Euphaedra medon pholus (Van Der Hoeven, 1840)Info
Euphaedra melpomene (Hecq, 1981)Scarce Striped ForesterInfo
Euphaedra minuta (Hecq, 1982)Info
Euphaedra mirabilis (Hecq, 1980)Info
Euphaedra normalis (Staudinger, 1891)Info
Euphaedra peculiaris -> Medoniana medonWidespread ForesterInfo
Euphaedra perseis (Drury, 1773)Perseis Mimic ForesterInfo
Euphaedra phaethusa (Butler, 1865)Common Ceres ForesterInfo
Euphaedra phaethusa aurea (Hecq, 1983)Info
Euphaedra ravola (Hewitson, 1866)Ravola Ceres ForesterInfo
Euphaedra sarcoptera (Butler, 1871)Large True ForesterInfo
Euphaedra spatiosa -> Euphaedra harpalyceCommon Blue-banded ForesterInfo
Euphaedra themis (Hübner, 1806)Common Themis ForesterInfo
Euphaedra vespasia -> Euphaedra phaethusaCommon Ceres ForesterInfo
Euphaedra vetusta (Butler, 1871)Green Themis ForesterInfo
Euphaedra villiersi (Condamin, 1964)Villiers´ Ceres ForesterInfo
Euphaedra xypete (Hewitson, 1865)Common Pink ForesterInfo
Euphaedra zampa (Westwood, 1850)Green Orange ForesterInfo
Euptera dorothea (Bethune-baker, 1904)Western EupteraInfo
Euptera zowa (R.m. Fox, 1965)Fox´s EupteraInfo
Euriphene amicia (Hewitson, 1871)Friendly NymphInfo
Euriphene amicia gola (Fox, 1965)Info
Euriphene ampedusa (Hewitson, 1866)Common Brown NymphInfo
Euriphene aridatha (Hewitson, 1866)Dark NymphInfo
Euriphene aridatha feronia (Staudinger, 1891)Info
Euriphene atossa (Hewitson, 1865)Atossa NymphInfo
Euriphene coerulea (Boisduval, 1847)Western NymphInfo
Euriphene cyriaca -> Euriphene incertaUncertain NymphInfo
Euriphene doriclea (Drury, 1782)Doriclea NymphInfo
Euriphene gambiae (Feisthamel, 1850)Gambia NymphInfo
Euriphene gambiae vera (Hecq, 2002)Info
Euriphene incerta (Aurivillius, 1912)Uncertain NymphInfo
Euriphene infusca -> Euriphene doricleaDoriclea NymphInfo
Euriphene leonis (Aurivillius, 1899)Sierra Leone NymphInfo
Euriphene lomaensis (Belcastro, 1986)Loma NymphInfo
Euriphene simplex (Staudinger, 1891)Simple NymphInfo
Euriphene soemis (Hewitson, 1864)Info
Euriphene taigola (Sáfián & Warren-gash, 2009)Info
Euriphene veronica (Cramer, 1782)Veronica NymphInfo
Euryphura chalcis (Felder & Felder, 1860)Common CommanderInfo
Euryphura euthalioides -> Euryphura chalcisCommon CommanderInfo
Euryphura fulminea -> Euryphura chalcisCommon CommanderInfo
Euryphura nobilis -> Euryphurana nobilisNoble CommanderInfo
Euryphura ochracea -> Euryphura chalcisCommon CommanderInfo
Euryphura oliva -> Euryphura chalcisCommon CommanderInfo
Euryphura togoensis (Suffert, 1904)Suffert´s CommanderInfo
Euryphura vansomereni -> Euryphura chalcisCommon CommanderInfo
Euryphurana nobilis (Staudinger, 1891)Noble CommanderInfo
Eurytela dryope (Cramer, 1779)Golden PiperInfo
Eurytela hiarbas (Drury, 1782)Pied PiperInfo
Euxanthe eurinome (Cramer, 1775)Common Forest QueenInfo
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Gnophodes betsimena (Boisduval, 1833)Banded Evening BrownInfo
Gnophodes betsimena parmeno (Doubleday, 1849)Info
Gnophodes chelys (Fabricius, 1793)Dusky Evening BrownInfo
Gnophodes grogani (Sharpe, 1901)Info
Gnophodes minchini -> Gnophodes groganiDusky Evening BrownInfo
Gnophodes morpena -> Gnophodes groganiDusky Evening BrownInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadrodontes fulvescens (Aurivillius, 1891)Info
Hallelesis halyma (Fabricius, 1793)Western HallelesisInfo
Hamanumida daedalus (Fabricius, 1775)GuineafowlInfo
Harma theobene (Doubleday, 1848)Angular GliderInfo
Henotesia elisi -> Heteropsis elisiWestern PatrollerInfo
Heteropsis elisi (Karsch, 1893)Western PatrollerInfo
Hypolimnas anthedon -> Hypolimnas pandarusVariable DiademInfo
Hypolimnas anthedon anthedon (Doubleday, 1845)Info
Hypolimnas dinarcha (Hewitson, 1865)Large Variable EggflyInfo
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypolimnas pandarus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Hypolimnas salmacis (Drury, 1773)Blue DiademInfo
Hypolimnas salmacis salmacis (Drury, 1773)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Janatella hera (Cramer, 1782)Info
Junonia chorimene (Guérin-méneville, 1844)Golden PansyInfo
Junonia cytora -> Protogoniomorpha cytoraWestern Blue BeautyInfo
Junonia hierta cebrene (Trimen, 1870)Info
Junonia infracta -> Junonia sophiaLittle PansyInfo
Junonia oenone (Carolus Linnaeus/linnaues, 1764)Dark Blue PansyInfo
Junonia orithya madagascariensis (Guenée, 1865)Info
Junonia sophia (Fabricius, 1793)Little CommodoreInfo
Junonia stygia (Aurivillius, 1894)Brown PansyInfo
Junonia terea (Drury, 1773)Soldier CommodoreInfo
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kallima rumia -> Kallimodes rumiaAfrican Leaf ButterflyInfo
Kallimodes rumia (Doubleday, 1849)African Leaf ButterflyInfo
Kallimoides rumia (Doubleday, 1849)African Leaf ButterflyInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lachnoptera anticlia (Hübner, 1819)Western Blotched LeopardInfo
Libythea labdaca (Westwood, 1851)African BeakInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Medoniana medon (Linnaeus, 1763)Widespread ForesterInfo
Melanitis leda (Linnaeus, 1758)Common evening brownInfo
Melanitis libya (Distant, 1882)Violet-eyed Evening BrownInfo
Mesoxantha ethosea (Drury, 1782)Drury´s DelightInfo
Mesoxantha ethoseoides -> Mesoxanthia ethoseaDrury´s DelightInfo
Mesoxantha katera -> Mesoxanthia ethoseaDrury´s DelightInfo
Mesoxanthia ethosea (Drury, 1782)Drury´s DelightInfo
Mycalesis agraphis -> Bicyclus funebrisFunereal Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis angulosa -> Bicyclus angulosaInfo
Mycalesis benina -> Bicyclus procoraCinnamon Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis bibundensis -> Bicyclus martiusBlack Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis completa -> Bicyclus martiusBlack Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis desolata -> Bicyclus milyasLesser Rock Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis dorothea (Cramer, 1782)Info
Mycalesis erysichton -> Bicyclus maesseniBrown-spot Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis hintzi -> Bicyclus martiusBlack Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis leptoglena -> Bicyclus milyasLesser Rock Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis milyas -> Bicyclus milyasLesser Rock Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis nebulosa -> Bicyclus funebrisFunereal Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis nobilis -> Bicyclus nobilisNoble Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis noblemairei -> Bicyclus howarthiSmall Stately Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis phalanthus -> Bicyclus xeneoidesStately Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis procora -> Bicyclus procoraCinnamon Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis raesaces -> Mycalesis dorotheaLight Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis rhanidostroma -> Bicyclus funebrisFunereal Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis saga -> Bicyclus funebrisFunereal Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis sandace -> Bicyclus sangmelinaeDark Vulgar Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis subignobilis -> Bicyclus howarthiSmall Stately Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis tolosa -> Bicyclus vulgarisVulgar Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis vulgaris -> Bicyclus vulgarisVulgar Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis xeneas -> Bicyclus xeneoidesStately Bush BrownInfo
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Nepidopsis ophione (Cramer, 1777)Scalloped False SailerInfo
Neptidopsis ophione (Cramer, 1779)Scalloped SailerInfo
Neptis agouale (Pierre-baltus, 1978)Common Club-dot SailerInfo
Neptis alta (Overlaet, 1955)High SailerInfo
Neptis conspicua -> Neptis nysiadesNeave´s SailerInfo
Neptis continuata (Holland, 1892)Continuous SailerInfo
Neptis gratilla -> Neptis miahYellow-base SailerInfo
Neptis kiriakoffi (Overlaet, 1955)Kiriakoff´s SailerInfo
Neptis loma (Condamin, 1971)Loma SailerInfo
Neptis lucayensis -> Neptis quintillaLittle SailerInfo
Neptis melicerta (Drury, 1773)Original Club-dot SailerInfo
Neptis metella (Doubleday & Hewitson, 1848)Yellow-base SailerInfo
Neptis miah (Moore, 1858)Small Yellow SailerInfo
Neptis mixophyes (Holland, 1892)Holland´s Clubbed SailerInfo
Neptis morosa (Overlaet, 1955)Savanna SailerInfo
Neptis najo -> Neptis nysiadesKarsch´s SailerInfo
Neptis nebrodes (Hewitson, 1874)Broken-club SailerInfo
Neptis nemetes (Hewitson, 1868)Nemetes SailerInfo
Neptis nicobule (Holland, 1892)Scarce Clubbed SailerInfo
Neptis nicodice -> Neptis morosaHolland´s Clubbed SailerInfo
Neptis nicomedes (Hewitson, 1874)Info
Neptis nicoteles (Hewitson, 1874)Clubbed SailerInfo
Neptis nysiades (Hewitson, 1868)Variable SailerInfo
Neptis paula (Staudinger, 1895)Paula´s SailerInfo
Neptis puella (Aurivillius, 1894)Little SailerInfo
Neptis quintilla (Mabille, 1890)Angled Petty SailerInfo
Neptis serena (Overlaet, 1955)Serene SailerInfo
Neptis trigonophora melicertula (Strand, 1912)Info
Neptis troundi (Pierre-baltus, 1978)Constricted Club-dot SailerInfo
Nymphalis berenice ()Info
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Palla decius (Cramer, 1777)White-banded PallaInfo
Palla moderata -> Palla ussheriUssher´s PallaInfo
Palla publius (Staudinger, 1892)Andromorph PallaInfo
Palla rectifascia -> Palla publiusAndromorph PallaInfo
Palla ussheri (Butler, 1870)Ussher´s PallaInfo
Palla violinitens (Crowl, 1890)Violet-banded PallaInfo
Phalanta columbina (Cramer, 1779)Info
Phalanta eurytis -> Phalanta columbinaForest Leopard FritillaryInfo
Phalanta kinitis (Fruhstorfer, 1904)Info
Phalanta phalantha aethiopica (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Common Leopard FritillaryInfo
Precis antilope (Feisthamel, 1850)Darker CommodoreInfo
Precis coelestina (Dewitz, 1879)Ocellated CommodoreInfo
Precis frobeniusi (Strand, 1909)Toothed CommodoreInfo
Precis octavia (Cramer, 1779)Gaudy CommodoreInfo
Precis octavia octavia (Cramer, 1777)Info
Precis pelarga (Fabricius, 1775)Fashion CommodoreInfo
Precis serena -> Precis sinuataWide-banded CommodoreInfo
Precis sinuata (Plötz, 1880)Wide-banded CommodoreInfo
Protogoniomorpha anacardii (Linnaeus, 1758)Clouded Mother-of-PearlInfo
Protogoniomorpha cytora (Doubleday, 1847)Western Blue BeautyInfo
Protogoniomorpha duprei (Linnaeus, 1758)Clouded Mother-of-PearlInfo
Protogoniomorpha parhassus (Drury, 1782)Common Mother-of-PearlInfo
Pseudacraea boisduvalii (Doubleday, 1845)Boisduval´s False AcraeaInfo
Pseudacraea eurytus (Linnaeus, 1758)False WandererInfo
Pseudacraea hostilia (Drury, 1782)Western Incipient False AcraeaInfo
Pseudacraea lucretia (Cramer, 1775)False ChiefInfo
Pseudacraea semire (Cramer, 1779)Green False AcraeaInfo
Pseudacraea warburgi (Aurivillius, 1892)Incipient False AcraeaInfo
Pseudathyma neptidina (Karsch, 1894)Streaked False SergeantInfo
Pseudathyma plutonica sibyllina (Staudinger, 1890)Info
Pseudathyma sibyllina (Staudinger, 1890)Sibylline False SergeantInfo
Pseudoneptis bugandensis (Stoneham, 1935)Blue SergeantInfo
Pseudoneptis bugandensis ianthe (Hemming, 1964)Info
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Salamis anacardii -> Protogoniomorpha dupreiClouded Mother-of-PearlInfo
Salamis cacta (Fabricius, 1793)Lilac Mother-of-PearlInfo
Salamis cytora -> Protogoniomorpha cytoraWestern Blue BeautyInfo
Salamis parrhassus (Drury, 1782)Info
Salamis parrhassus parrhassus ()Info
Salamis strandi -> Salamis cactaLilac Mother-of-PearlInfo
Sevenia boisduvali omissa (Rothschild, 1918)Info
Sevenia occidentalium (Mabille, 1876)Info
Sevenia umbrina (Karsch, 1892)Ochreous Tree NymphInfo
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Tirumala petiverana (Doubleday, 1847)Dappled MonarchInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
Vanessula milca (Hewitson, 1873)Lady´s MaidInfo
Species with YBack  Top
Ypthima doleta (Kirby, 1880)Common RingletInfo
Ypthimomorpha itonia (Hewitson, 1865)Swamp RingletInfo
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
DivisionDitrysia
Moths, Butterflies, Skippers
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyPapilionoidea
True butterflies, Butterflies
FamilyNymphalidae
Brush Footed Butterflies, Fritillaries, Browns, Admirals, Brush-footed butterflies, Four-footed butterflies, Brushfoot butterflies, Purples, Mourningclocks, Crescent-spots, Checker-spots, Anglewings, Brushfooted Butterflies, Brush footed, Four-footed, Mil
AuthorRafinesque, 1815

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