Observations in the Family: Nymphalidae

English Name: Brushfoots

Bush Brown

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Dlinza Forest, Eshowe
Observed on: 26th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 31st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Brown

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Mtunzini
Observed on: 29th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 31st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Admiral

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Mtunzini
Observed on: 23rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 31st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 4

Rainforest Brown

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 30th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 30th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Tatty specimen.

Layman left-overs

Layman left-overs
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Location: Grunter St, St Lucia
Observed on: 27th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Urban Butterfly

Butterfly
By: CM Clarke
Location: Bosman Rd, Stellenbosch Central
Observed on: 13th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 27th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Painted Lady life stages

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By: Arika M
Groen SebenzaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: HNBG Office
Observed on: 26th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2

Common Joker ...

Common Joker
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Eastern edge of the Superbowl, Mkambati NR
Observed on: 22nd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 3

Garden Acraea

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 25th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Polka Dot

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Mkambati Nature Reserve
Observed on: 23rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Marsh Patroller ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Mkambati River above Horseshoe Falls, Mkambati NR
Observed on: 23rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: A first for me!

Twilight Brown ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Forest above Main Beach, Mkambati NR
Observed on: 21st August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Likely ID: Melanitis leda
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: A first for me!

Vat so seerower!

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Eastern edge of the Superbowl, Mkambati NR
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 1
Description: My first Pirate, think I will call him Jack ...

Garden Inspector ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Eastern edge of the Superbowl, Mkambati NR
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Monarch ...

Brachylaena discolor 1.2
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Riverside, Mkambati
Observed on: 19th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Layman ...

Brachylaena discolor 1.1
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Riverside, Mkambati
Observed on: 19th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Bicyclus safitza ...

Bicyclus safitza
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Forest above Main Beach, Mkambati NR
Observed on: 21st August 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Vanessa cardui (Painted Lady)

 Vanessa cardui (Painted Lady)
By: Nicky
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Herbertsdale Road R327
Observed on: 22nd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 2

Butterfly orange

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Location: Senyati
Observed on: 8th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Likely ID: Telchinia serena
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Yellow Pansy

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By: dirkhuitzingdirkhuitzing's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: S21, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 7th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: A nice butterfly, seen from a safari-truck in Kruger Park.

Common Joker

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Female hill, Tsodilo Hills World Heritage Site, Botswana
Observed on: 9th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Likely ID: Byblia
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

Mother-of-pearl

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Mtunzini
Observed on: 19th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Yellow Pansy

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Drotsky's camp16, Botswana
Observed on: 8th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Commodore

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Drotsky's camp16, Botswana
Observed on: 8th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

Bicyclus

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Drotsky's path, Botswana
Observed on: 8th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

African Monarch

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Drotsky's pool, Botswana
Observed on: 8th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Guineafowl

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Drotsky's, Botswana
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Charaxes

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Pan2, Mudumu National Park, Caprivi, Namibia
Observed on: 2nd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1
Description: Yellow mark on upper surface.

Charaxes

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Drotsky's pool, Botswana
Observed on: 8th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1
Description: White mark on upper surface

Charaxes

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Drotsky's pool, Botswana
Observed on: 8th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Beautiful blue on the upper surface of the wing.

Garden Acrea

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: ERF3346, Soetvlei Ave, A16b
Observed on: 16th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Pretty guinea

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By: sallyslaksallyslak's reputation in Invertebratessallyslak's reputation in Invertebratessallyslak's reputation in Invertebratessallyslak's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Senyati
Observed on: 6th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Hoody pillar

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By: sallyslaksallyslak's reputation in Invertebratessallyslak's reputation in Invertebratessallyslak's reputation in Invertebratessallyslak's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Unnamed Road, Boteti
Observed on: 18th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1

Butterfly test

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By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Sunbird Lodge
Observed on: 16th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

prey

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By: brunnibrunni is knowledgeable about Invertebratesbrunni's earned reputation in Invertebratesbrunni's earned reputation in Invertebratesbrunni's earned reputation in Invertebrates
Location: N1, Nzema East
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

monarch

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: R35, Middelburg - MP
Observed on: 19th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

naty or windowed?

naty or windowed?
By: TuliTuli's reputation in InvertebratesTuli's reputation in InvertebratesTuli's reputation in InvertebratesTuli's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Sererome Valley
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2
Description: an Acraea with more spots on the upper surface of the rear wings than many including spots located close to the abdomen

time for a breather

time for a breather
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Location: Sererome Valley
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Likely ID: Byblia
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1
Description: this joker was flying this way and that very rapidly and settling on flowers for just brief moments and I couldn't react fast enough with the camera until it took a short respite on the ground

splender in grey

splender in grey
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Location: Sererome Valley
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: a beauty not easily confused sipping nectar of the Senecio flowers in the Sererome Valley

sunny day Blues

sunny day Blues
By: TuliTuli's reputation in InvertebratesTuli's reputation in InvertebratesTuli's reputation in InvertebratesTuli's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Sererome Valley
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: one of a host of butterflies and others attracted to an expanse of flowering Senecio in the sererome Valley

extra eye

extra eye
By: TuliTuli's reputation in InvertebratesTuli's reputation in InvertebratesTuli's reputation in InvertebratesTuli's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Sererome Valley
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: visiting an extensive area of Senecio

short finals

short finals
By: TuliTuli's reputation in InvertebratesTuli's reputation in InvertebratesTuli's reputation in InvertebratesTuli's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Sererome Valley
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: visiting an extensive patch of Senecio

Cape Brown?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Really unsure of this one. Only one image, does not appear to be more common Rainforest Brown.

Pearl Emperor

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Mtunzini
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1

Pansy

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Silaka, Port St Johns
Observed on: 12th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Emperor

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed on: 31st July 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 3

step softly

pansy, soldier
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Mtunzini: Umlalazi NR
Observed on: 2nd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 2
Description: Not a Gaboon Adder, unfortunately ...

Caterpillar

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed on: 10th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 2
Description: Very interesting Caterpillar found on Combretum

Butterfly

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 5, Edge View Rd
Observed on: 9th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

lonesome butterfly

lonesome butterfly
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed on: 6th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

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