Insects

The following is a list in alphabetical order of the insects included on the site.

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OrderFamilySpecies nameCommon names
Coleoptera - BeetlesCerambycidaeSthenias puncticornis
Coleoptera - BeetlesCurculionidaeNeochetina eichhorniae Mottled water hyacinth weevil
Hemiptera - True BugsAphididaeAphis nerii Milkweed aphid, Oleander aphid
Hemiptera - True BugsCercopidaePtyelus grossus Rain-tree bug
Hemiptera - True BugsPentatomidaeAgonoscelis versicoloratus Sunflower Seed Bug
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeAgaon fasciatum
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeAgaon paradoxum (Dalman)
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeAlfonsiella bergi
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeAlfonsiella binghami
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeAlfonsiella brongersmai
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeAlfonsiella fimbriata
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeAlfonsiella longiscapa
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeAlfonsiella michalaudi
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeAllotriozoon heterandromorphum
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeCeratosolen arabicus
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeCeratosolen capensis
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeCeratosolen megacephalus
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeCourtella bekiliensis bispinosa
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeCourtella camerunensis
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeCourtella hamifera
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeCourtella sp.
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeCourtella sylviae
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeDolichorus flabellata
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeElisabethiella bergi
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeElisabethiella comptoni
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeElisabethiella glumosae
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeElisabethiella platyscapa
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeElisabethiella socotrensis
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeElisabethiella stuckenbergi
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeKradibia gastroi afrum
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaeNigeriella fusciceps
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaePlatyscapa awekei
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaePlatyscapa binghami
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaePlatyscapa quadriceps
Hymenoptera - Ants, Bees and WaspsAgaonidaePlatyscapa soraria
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCossidaeAzygophleps inclusa Inclusive goat
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCossidaeAzygophleps scalaris Sesbania stem borer
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - AcentropinaeParaponyx fluctuosalis Fluctuating china mark
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - SpilomelinaeAgathodes musivalis Painted pearl
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - SpilomelinaeAntigastra catalaunalis Red-veined pearl
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - SpilomelinaeBotyodes asialis
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - SpilomelinaeCadarena Pudoraria
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - SpilomelinaeChalcidoptera thermographa
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - SpilomelinaeCnaphalocrocis trapezalis Lined pearl
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - SpilomelinaeFilodes costivitralis Window pearl
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - SpilomelinaeGlyphodes stolalis
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - SpilomelinaeMaruca vitrata Lace Pearl, Legume podborer
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - SpilomelinaePalpita vitralis White pearl
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - SpilomelinaeSpoladea recurvalis Spinach moth
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsCrambidae - SpilomelinaeSyllepte ovialis Pearly king
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - AganainaeAsota speciosa Specious tiger
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ArctiinaeAlpenus maculosa
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ArctiinaeAlytarchia amanda Cheetah
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ArctiinaeAmata alicia Maid Alice
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ArctiinaeAsura sagenaria Crossed Footman
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ArctiinaeCyana pretoriae Pretoria red-lines
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ArctiinaeEstigmene linea Streaked ermine
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ArctiinaeLithosia similipuncta Buttoned footman
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ArctiinaeMetarctia lateritia Laterite matron
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ArctiinaePseudoradiarctia scita
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ArctiinaeRhodogastria amasis Tri-coloured tiger
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - Arctiinaespilosoma lineata Veined Ermine
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ArctiinaeThyretes caffra Bar maiden
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ArctiinaeUtetheisa pulchella Crimson-speckled footman
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - BoletobiinaeEublemma anachoresis The Banner
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - BoletobiinaeLophoruza semiscripta
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - BoletobiinaeOruza latifera Milky banded
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - CalpinaeAntiophlebia bracteata Pearl spangled
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - CalpinaeEudocima divitiosa Spotless underwing
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - CalpinaeEudocima materna Dot underwing
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeAchaea catella Banded achaea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeAchaea echo Echo moth
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeCyligramma latona Cream-striped owl
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeDysgonia torrida Jigsaw
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeEgybolis vaillantina Peach moth
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeErebus walkeri Walker's owl
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeEriceia inangulata Sober Tabby
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeGrammodes bifasciata
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeGrammodes stolida Stolid lines
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeHeliophisma klugii Orange wing
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeMocis mayeri Brown Lines
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeMocis proverai
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeOphiusa legendrei
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeOphiusa mejanesi Variable Drab
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeSphingomorpha chlorea Sundowner moth or Banana hawk
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeThyas rubricata
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - ErebinaeTrigonodes hyppasia Triangles
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - LymantriinaeHemerophanes Hemerophanes libyra Variegated Vapourer
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - LymantriinaeMarblepsis melanocraspis Horned Satin
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - LymantriinaeNaroma varipes Figtree moth
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - LymantriinaePalasea albimacula White-barred gypsy
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsErebidae - PangraptinaeGracilodes caffra Orange drab
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsEupterotidaeJana eurymas Banded monkey
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsEupterotidaeStenoglene obtusus Obtuse monkey
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsEupterotidaeStriphnopteryx edulis Edible monkey
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsGeometridaeChiasmia simplicilinea Oblique peacock
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsGeometridaeComostilopsis stillata Pink-laced Emerald
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsGeometridaeHemerophila obtusata Pale waved umber
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsGeometridaeHeterorachis devocata
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsGeometridaeOedicentra albipennis Marbled white moth
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsGeometridaeOmizodes ocellata Ocellate thorn
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsGeometridaeRacotis squalida Squalid satin
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsGeometridaeRhodesia viridalbata Frosted emerald
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsGeometridaeRhodometra sacraria Vestal
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsGeometridaeScopula minorata
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHepaliidaeGorgopis libania Golden swift, Lawn worm
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeAbantis arctomarginata Tricoloured paradise skipper.
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeAbantis bamptoni Bampton’s paradise skipper.
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeAbantis paradisea Paradise skipper
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeAbantis tettensis Spotted velvet paradise skipper.
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeAbantis venosa Veined skipper
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeAbantis zambesiaca Zambezi paradise skipper.
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeAcada biseriatus Axehead orange, Axehead skipper
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeAmpittia capenas capenasRiverine ranger
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeAstictopterus stellata mineniSpangled sylph
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeBorbo borbonica borbonicaOlive-haired swift
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeBorbo fatuellus fatuellusLong-horned swift
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeCoeliades forestan forestanStriped policeman
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeCoeliades libeon Spotless policeman
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeEagris sabadius ochreana
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeFresna nyassae Variegated acraea hopper
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeGomalia elma elmaGreen-marbled skipper or -sandman
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeLeucochitonea levubu White-cloaked skipper
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeMetisella metis parisGold-spotted sylph or -skipper
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeTagiades flesus Clouded forester, Clouded flat
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeTeniorhinus harona Arrowhead orange, Arrowhead skipper
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsHesperiidaeZenonia zeno Orange-spotted skipper
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLasiocampidaeBombycomorpha bifascia Pale eggarlet, Pepper-tree moth
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLasiocampidaeEucraera gemmata Budded lappet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLasiocampidaeGonometa robusta Msasa moth
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLasiocampidaeGrammodora nigrolineata Black-lined eggar
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLasiocampidaeLaeliopsis punctuligera Leaden eggarlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLasiocampidaePhilotherma rosa Rose eggar
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLasiocampidaeTrabala charon
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLasiocampidaeTrichopisthia monteiroi Lemon Lappet.
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLimacodidae - LimacodinaeLatoia urda Large green latoia
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLimacodidae - LimacodinaeMicraphe lateritia Rosy slug
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeAnthene amarah amarahBlack-striped hairtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeAxiocerses amanga amangaBush scarlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeAxiocerses tjoane tjoaneCommon scarlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeAzanus jesous Topaz-spotted blue
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeCacyreus lingeus Bush bronze
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeCacyreus palemon palemonWater bronze
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeCrudaria leroma Silver-spotted grey
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeCupidopsis cissus Common meadow blue
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeCupidopsis jobatus jobatusTailed meadow blue
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeDeudorix antalus Brown playboy
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeEicochrysops messapus mahallakoeanaCupreous blue
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeEuchrysops malathana Common smoky blue
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeHypolycaena caeculus caeculusAzure hairstreak
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeHypolycaena philippus philippusPurple-brown hairstreak
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeLachnocnema durbani D'Urban's woolly legs
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeLeptomyrina henningi Henning's black-eye
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeLeptotes group Blues
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeSpindasis natalensis Natal bar
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeStugeta bowkeri teareiBowker's sapphire
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeTarucus sybaris sybarisDotted blue
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeTuxentius calice caliceWhite pie
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeTuxentius ertli Ertli’s Pierrot
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeUranothauma falkensteini Lowland Branded Blue
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeZizeeria knysna Sooty blue
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsLycaenidaeZizula hylax Gaika blue
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNoctuidae - AgaristinaeOvios capensis Cream cake, Sleepy tiger
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNoctuidae - AmphipryinaeAriathisa abyssinia
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNoctuidae - AmphipryinaeCallopistria maillardi White Tangle
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNoctuidae - GlottulinaeBrithys crini Lily leaf borer, Crinum borer
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNoctuidae - GlottulinaeDiaphone eumela Cherry spot
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNoctuidae - PlusiinaeChrysodeixis chalcites Golden twin-spot
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNotodontidaeAnaphe reticulata Reticulate bagnest
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNotodontidaeAntheua simplex Burnished frill
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNotodontidaeDesmeocraera latex Olive prominent
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - BiblidinaeByblia ilithyia Spotted joker
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - BiblidinaeSevenia boisduvali boisduvali Boisduval's tree nymph
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - CharaxinaeCharaxes cithaeron cithaeronBlue-spotted charaxes
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - CharaxinaeCharaxes jahlusa argynnidesPearl-spotted emperor
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - CharaxinaeCharaxes penricei
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - CharaxinaeCharaxes protoclea azotaFlame-bordered emperor
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - CharaxinaeCharaxes varanes varanesPearl charaxes
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - CharaxinaeCharaxes zoolina zoolinaClub-tailed charaxes
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - CyrestinaeCyrestis camillus sublineataAfrican map or -porcelain
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - DanainaeAmauris albimaculata chirindanaLayman
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - DanainaeAmauris echeria lobengulaChief
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - DanainaeAmauris niavius dominicanusFriar
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - DanainaeAmauris ochlea ochleaNovice
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - DanainaeDanaus chrysippus aegyptiusAfrican monarch
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - DanainaeTirumala petiverana Blue monarch, Dappled monarch
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeAcraea acara acaraAcara acraea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeAcraea aglaonice Clear-spotted acraea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeAcraea anemosa Broad-bordered acraea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeAcraea burni Pale-yellow acraea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeAcraea caldarena caldarenaBlack-tipped acraea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeAcraea cuva cuvaChic acraea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeAcraea encedon encedonWhite-barred Acraea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeAcraea johnstoni Johnston's acraea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeAcraea natalica natalicaNatal acraea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeAcraea oncaea Window acraea or Rooibok
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeHyalites eponina Dancing acraea or Small orange acraea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeHyalites igola Dusky-veined Acraea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaeHyalites rahira rahiraMarsh acraea
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaePardopsis punctatissima Polka dot
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - HeliconiinaePhalanta phalantha aethiopica African or Common Leopard
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - LibytheinaeLibythea labdaca laiusAfrican snout
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - LimenitinaeBebearia orientis orientisEastern palm forester
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - LimenitinaeEuphaedra neophron neophronGold-banded forester
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - LimenitinaeEuryphura achlys Mottled-green nymph
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - LimenitinaeHamanumida daedalus Guinea-fowl
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - LimenitinaeNeptis goochii Streaked sailor
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae - LimenitinaePseudargynnis hegemone False Fritillary
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaeAntanartia dimorphica dimorphica Northern short-tailed admiral
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaeHypolimnas anthedon wahlbergiVariable diadem
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaeHypolimnas deceptor deceptorDeceptive Diadem
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaeHypolimnas misippus Common diadem
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaeJunonia hierta cebreneYellow pansy
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaeJunonia natalitica nataliticaBrown pansy
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaeJunonia oenone oenoneBlue pansy
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaeJunonia orithya madagascariensisEyed pansy
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaeJunonia terea elgivaSoldier pansy
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaePrecis antilope Darker Commodore
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaePrecis archesia archesiaGarden commodore, Garden inspector
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaeSalamis anacardii nebulosaClouded mother-of-pearl
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-NymphalinaeSalamis parhassus Common mother-of-pearl
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeAeropetes tulbaghia Mountain pride, Table mountain beauty
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeAphysoneura pigmentaria vumbaBamboo ringlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeBicyclus angulosus selousiStartled bush brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeBicyclus anynana anynanaSquinting bush brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeBicyclus campinus campinusChirinda bush brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeBicyclus condamini Ebony bush brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeBicyclus ena Grizzled bush brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeBicyclus safitza safitzaCommon bush brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeBicyclus safitza safitza f. evenusCommon bush brown (dry season form)
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeCoenyra hebe Zulu shadefly
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeCoenyropsis bera Bera brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeCoenyropsis natalii Natal brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeGnophodes betsimena diversaYellow-banded evening brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeHenotesia perspicua perspicuaEyed bush brown, Marsh patroller
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeMashuna mashuna Mashuna ringlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeMelanitis leda helenaCommon evening brown, Twilight brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeMelanitis libya Violet-eyed evening brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeNeita extensa Savanna brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaePhyscaeneura panda Dark-webbed ringlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaePhyscaeneura pione Light-webbed ringlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaePseudonympha arnoldi Arnold's brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaePseudonympha cyclops Cyclops brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeStygionympha wichgrafi lanniniWichgraf's brown
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeYpthima antennata antennataClubbed ringlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeYpthima asterope asteropeAfrican ringlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeYpthima granulosa Granular ringlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeYpthima impura pauperaBushveld ringlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeYpthima pupillaris pupillarisEyed ringlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeYpthima rhodesiana Pale ringlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsNymphalidae-SatyrinaeYpthimomorpha itonia Marsh ringlet
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaeGraphium angolanus angolanusAngola white-lady swordtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaeGraphium antheus Large striped swordtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaeGraphium colonna Mamba swordtail, Black swordtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaeGraphium leonidas leonidasVeined swordtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaeGraphium morania Small white-lady swordtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaeGraphium policenes laurentiaSmall striped swordtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaeGraphium porthaon porthaonCream-striped swordtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaePapilio constantinus constantinusConstantine's swallowtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaePapilio dardanus ceneaMocker swallowtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaePapilio demodocus demodocusCitrus swallowtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaePapilio echeroides chirindanusWhite-banded swallowtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaePapilio nireus lyaeusGreen-banded swallowtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPapilionidaePapilio ophidicephalus chirindaEmperor swallowtail
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeBelenois aurota aurotaBrown-veined white
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeBelenois creona severinaAfrican common white
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeBelenois gidica African veined white
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeBelenois thysa thysaFalse dotted border
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeCatopsilia florella African migrant, African vagrant
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeColias electo electoAfrican clouded yellow, Lucerne butterfly
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeColotis amata calaisTopaz tip, Topaz arab
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeColotis antevippe gavisaRed tip
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeColotis evagore antigoneSmall orange tip
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeColotis evenina eveninaCommon orange tip
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeColotis evippe omphaleSmoky orange tip
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeColotis ione Bushveld purple tip
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeColotis pallene Bushveld orange tip
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeColotis vesta mutansVeined orange
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeEronia leda Autumn-leaf vagrant, Oranges-and-lemons
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeEurema desjardinsii marshalliAngled grass yellow
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeEurema hecabe soliferaCommon grass yellow
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeLeptosia alcesta inalcestaAfrican wood white
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeMylothris agathina agathinaCommon dotted border
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaeNepheronia thalassina sinalataCambridge vagrant
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsPieridaePinacopteryx eriphia eriphiaZebra white
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSaturniidaeArgema mimosae African lunar moth
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSaturniidaeCirina forda Emperor moth
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSaturniidaeEpiphora boursini
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSaturniidaeEpiphora mythimnia White-ringed atlas
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSaturniidaeGonimbrasia belina Mopane moth, Mopane worm, Anomalous emperor
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSaturniidaeGynanisa maja Speckled emperor
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSaturniidaeHeniocha apollonia Southern Marbled Emperor
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSaturniidaeHolocerina smilax Variable Prince
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSaturniidaePselaphelia flavivitta Leaf emperor
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSaturniidaePseudaphelia apollinaris Apollo moth
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSaturniidaePseudobunaea tyrrhena Cat's paw emperor
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeAcherontia atropos Death's head hawk
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeAfroclanis neavi
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeAgrius convolvuli Convolvulus hawk
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeAtemnora westermannii Westermann's hummingbird
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeCoelonia fulvinotata Fulvous hawk
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeDaphnis nerii Oleander hawk
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeEuchloron megaera Verdant hawk
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeHippotion balsaminae Balsam striped hawk
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeHippotion celerio Silver-striped hawk, Vine hawk
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeHippotion osiris Large striped hawk
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeMacroglossum trochilus African hummingbird
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeNephele accentifera Accented hawk
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeNephele argentifera Silver-barred nephele
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeNephele comma Comma hawk
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeOdontosida magnifica Magnificent scalloped hawk
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeRufoclanis numosae
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeTemnora marginata Marginate temnora
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsSphingidaeTemnora natalis Natal Temnora
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsUranidiaeLeucoplema dohertyi
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsUraniidaeAcropteris illiturata
Lepidoptera - Butterflies and MothsUraniidaeEpiplema reducta

Number of insects: 317


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Insects.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insects.php, retrieved 31 July 2016

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