13051 thumb Butterflies of Botswana

A guide to all the butterflies known to occur in Botswana

Small
Citrus Swallowtail 1
Papilio demodocus
Small
Angola White Lady 2
Graphium angolanus
Small
Large Striped Swordtail 3
Graphium antheus
Small
Veined Swordtail 4
Graphium leonidas
Small
Small White Lady 5
Graphium morania
Small
Twin Swift 1
Larsenia gemella
Small
Pale Ranger 6
Kedestes callicles
Small
Palm-tree Nightfighter 7
Zophopetes dysmephila
Small
Morant’s Skipper 8
Parosmodes morantii
Small
Striped Policeman 9
Coeliades forestan
Small
Two Pip Policeman 10
Coeliades pisistratus
Small
Forest Elfin 11
Sarangesa motozi
Small
Orange Elfin 12
Sarangesa phidyle
Small
Ruona Elfin 13
Sarangesa ruona
Small
Dark Elfin 14
Sarangesa seineri
Small
Ragged Skipper 15
Caprona pillaana
Small
Delagoa Sandman 16
Spialia delagoae
Small
Mountain Sandman 12
Spialia spio
Small
Bush Charaxes 17
Charaxes achaemenes
Small
Large Blue Charaxes 18
Charaxes bohemani
Small
White-barred Charaxes 19
Charaxes brutus
Small
Green-veined Charaxes 20
Charaxes candiope
Small
Foxy Emperor 9
Charaxes saturnus
Small
Club-tailed Charaxes 20
Polyura zoolina
Small
African Joker 6
Byblia anvatara
Small
Spotted Joker 21
Byblia ilithyia
Small
Guineafowl 22
Hamanumida daedalus
Small
Jordan's sailer 23
Neptis jordani
Small
Spotted Sailer 12
Neptis saclava
Small
Painted Lady 24
Vanessa cardui
Small
Clouded Mother-of-Pearl 25
Protogoniomorpha anacardii
Small
Yellow Pansy 26
Junonia hierta
Small
Natal Pansy 27
Junonia natalica
Small
Dark blue pansy 19
Junonia oenone
Small
Blue Pansy 28
Junonia orithya
Small
Danaid Eggfly 29
Hypolimnas misippus
Small
Darker Commodore 30
Precis antilope
Small
Marsh Commodore 31
Precis ceryne
Small
Common Evening Brown 32
Melanitis leda
Small
Squinting Bush Brown 27
Bicyclus anynana
Small
Natal Brown 33
Coenyropsis natalii
Small
Falls Acraea 34
Acraea acerata
Small
Clear-spotted Acraea 35
Acraea aglaonice
Small
Broad Bordered Acraea 36
Acraea anemosa
Small
Scarlet Acraea 20
Acraea atolmis
Small
Little Acraea 17
Acraea axina
Small
Barber's acraea 37
Acraea barberi
Small
Black Tip Acraea 20
Acraea caldarena
Small
Whitebar Acraea 38
Acraea encedon
Small
lygus acraea 39
Acraea lygus
Small
Natal Acraea 22
Acraea natalica
Small
Window Acraea 1
Acraea oncaea
Small
Small Orange Acraea 41
Acraea serena
Small
Suffused Acraea 17
Acraea stenobea
Small
Plain Tiger Butterfly 42
Danaus chrysippus
Small
Friar 6
Amauris niavius
Small
Bowker's Sapphire 43
Stugeta bowkeri
Small
Azure Hairstreak 12
Hemiolaus caeculus
Small
mimosa sapphire 44
Iolaus mimosae
Small
Straight-line Sapphire 45
Iolaus silarus
Small
Brown Playboy 46
Deudorix antalus
Small
Apricot Playboy 12
Deudorix dinochares
Small
Purple-brown Hairstreak 47
Hypolycaena philippus
Small
Common Smoky Blue 12
Euchrysops malathana
Small
African Babul Blue 48
Azanus jesous
Small
Bright Babul Blue 39
Azanus ubaldus
Small
Dotted Blue 49
Tarucus sybaris
Small
White Pie 12
Tuxentius calice
Small
Black Pie 40
Tuxentius melaena
Small
African Line Blue 30
Pseudonacaduba sichela
Small
Tiny Grass Blue 12
Zizula hylax
Small
Sooty Blue 49
Zizeeria knysna
Small
Pea Blue 50
Lampides boeticus
Small
Grass Jewel 51
Chilades trochylus
Small
Blue-eyed Pierrot 39
Zintha hintza
Small
Common Ciliate Blue 53
Anthene definita
Small
Ella’s Bar 33
Cigaritis ella
Small
Natal Bar 14
Cigaritis natalensis
Small
Bush Scarlet 35
Axiocerses amanga
Small
Eastern Scarlet 20
Axiocerses tjoane
Small
Silver-spotted Grey 54
Crudaria leroma
Small
Damara copper 44
Aloeides damarensis
Small
Common Grass Yellow 55
Eurema hecabe
Small
African Migrant 45
Catopsilia florella
Small
Zebra White 14
Pinacopteryx eriphia
Small
Pioneer White 41
Belenois aurota
Small
African Caper 12
Belenois creona
Small
African Veined White 8
Belenois gidica
Small
False Dotted Border 17
Belenois thysa
Small
Common Dotted Border 12
Mylothris agathina
Small
Autumnleaf Vagrant 56
Afrodryas leda
Small
Plain Vagrant 57
Nepheronia buquetii
Small
Cambridge Vagrant 58
Nepheronia thalassina

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