Observations in the Family: Nymphalidae

English Name: Brushfoots

Diadem

Skoenlapper 1
By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Blyde River Near Hoedspruit
Observed on: 25th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Seen indoors during a thunderstorm. Attracted to light.

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By: Dewidine
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGroen Sebenza
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Location: Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Observed on: 22nd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Enjoying the late light

Table Mt Beauty (2)
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: 23, Hilton Rd
Observed on: 24th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1

Butterfly

DSC01249 Cassionympha cassius (Rainforest Brown)
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Location: Two River Trail, Grahamstown
Observed on: 22nd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

2see / 2don't (H.Bay)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Constantia Nek
Observed on: 24th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Butterfly

DSC01186 maybe Junonia hierta cebrene (Yellow Pansy) (2)
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Location: Two River Trail, Grahamstown
Observed on: 22nd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

African Snout Butterfly ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Silaka NR
Observed on: 24th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Garden Acraea (H.Bay)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Constantia Nek
Observed on: 24th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Burchell's Brown ...

Burchell's Brown
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Neck about 2km from shelters, Grootvadersbosch
Observed on: 12th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Yellow Pansy Butterfly

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford's reputation in InvertebratesMelissa Petford's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Klipriversberg Nature Reserve
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Gold Cocoon

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By: bexx
Location: 6, Uithof St
Observed on: 22nd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Found on a red cabbage leaf.

Marsh Acraea

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 16th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: They seem to love Bittertea flowers. By far the most common butterfly at this Garden right now.

Acraea

Acraea
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed on: 13th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Alpine widow

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By: DullsweatherDullsweather's reputation in InvertebratesDullsweather's reputation in InvertebratesDullsweather's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Spruit St, Dullstroom
Observed on: 12th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 12th November 2014
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Painted Lady

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Location: Great Winterberg mountain
Observed on: 8th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Danaus chrysippus subsp. orientis

 Danaus chrysippus subsp. orientis (aegyptius)
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: Sedgefield
Observed on: 31st October 2014
Added to iSpot: 10th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: No longer subsp. aegyptius.

Painted Lady

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 6th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Garden Acraea Caterpillars and eggs

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 7th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1
Description: Eggs or eggs cases also present

Brown butterfly

Brown butterfly
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Ferry Point Rd, Agate Terrace
Observed on: 4th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Could be African Monarch

Could be African Monarch
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Location: Near Monzi Park
Observed on: 2nd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 5th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Brown butterfly

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By: Wendy Dewberry
Noetzie Conservancy
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Location: Noetzie River path
Observed on: 3rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 3rd November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Charaxes caterpillar near Rundu

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Location: Outside Rundu
Observed on: 11th January 2012
Added to iSpot: 2nd November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Butterfly

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By: DullsweatherDullsweather's reputation in InvertebratesDullsweather's reputation in InvertebratesDullsweather's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Spruit St, Dullstroom
Observed on: 1st November 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st November 2014
Likely ID: Dingana alticola
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 3

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: North of lake Mgobezeleni
Observed on: 27th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Pansy

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Sodwana Camp
Observed on: 30th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 31st October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Evening Brown

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By: Rob TaylorRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in InvertebratesRob Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Sodwana swamp1
Observed on: 31st October 2014
Added to iSpot: 31st October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

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: Sodwana swamp1
Observed on: 31st October 2014
Added to iSpot: 31st October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Widow of opportunity - Montagu WCape

Widow of opportunity  - Montagu WCape
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Location: Pietersfontein, Montagu WCape
Observed on: 6th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 31st October 2014
Likely ID: Tarsocera
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Matroosberg spoonful of sugar

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By: magrietb
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSpider Club of South Africa
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Location: Jeep track above ski lift, Matroosberg
Observed on: 26th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 2

Cape Autumn Widow

SAM_7276 Cape Autumn Widow (Dira clytus)
By: Jeffrey GroenewaldJeffrey Groenewald's reputation in InvertebratesJeffrey Groenewald's reputation in InvertebratesJeffrey Groenewald's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Blue Rte, Helderberg Nature Reserve
Observed on: 8th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th October 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: About the size of a cabbage white butterfly, brown with four ringed black spots on the edge of the rear wings and two black spots at the tip of each front wing.

Painted Lady

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By: Jeffrey GroenewaldJeffrey Groenewald's reputation in InvertebratesJeffrey Groenewald's reputation in InvertebratesJeffrey Groenewald's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Old Boland Hiking Trail, Helderberg Rural
Observed on: 7th June 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: Orange and brown butterfly with white spots on the tips of the front wings, a blue-grey body and white tipped antennae.

Tarsocera cassus

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By: Jacques Kuyler
City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
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Location: M14, Cape Farms
Observed on: 25th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th October 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

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By: Jacques Kuyler
City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
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Location: Zonnekus Rd, Cape Farms
Observed on: 27th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Vanessa's honeypot - Montagu WCape

Vanessa's honeypot - Montagu WCape
By: Marion MacleanMarion Maclean's reputation in InvertebratesMarion Maclean's reputation in InvertebratesMarion Maclean's reputation in InvertebratesMarion Maclean's reputation in InvertebratesMarion Maclean's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Interesting spot agterspitskop
Observed on: 22nd September 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Could be another Novice

Amauris
By: MagdaMagda's reputation in InvertebratesMagda's reputation in InvertebratesMagda's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Mfazana Hide
Observed on: 19th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

unidentified butterfly

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By: sarge45
Location: Koperfontein Rd, Hopefield
Observed on: 31st August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Possibly Nymphalid / Nymphalidae. Might anybody have any ideas regarding the genus and species? Thanks!

Marsh Acraea

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 21st October 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Many about, in and on verges of wetland.

Acraea

Acraea
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: N14, Kalahari District Council
Observed on: 21st October 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Bioblits October20th

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By: Andrea Cowan
Location: M63, Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 20th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

possible pollinator of very rare Serruria

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By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Sewefontein, Maskam; Se lacu kloof
Observed on: 14th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th October 2014
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 3
Comments: 5

African Monarch

African Monarch
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: R52, Ngaka Modiri Molema
Observed on: 18th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Marsh Acraea Cocoon

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 17th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Low off the ground, attached to a large leave. ID a flyer based on many newly emerged adults about, very common at this spot at this time of the year and similar colours to the adult.

Marsh Acraea

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 10th October 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Very "tame" and possibly newly emerged.

Butterfly

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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: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 28th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Spotted Sailer

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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: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 27th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Bright

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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: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 27th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2014
Likely ID: Acraea aglaonice
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Pearl 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: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 25th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Acraea

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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: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 24th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Monarch

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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: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 24th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Pearl-spotted 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: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 20th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th October 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

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