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Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae
Hesperiidae: Pyrginae, Hesperiinae, Coeliadinae
Click on the links above or use the thumbnails below to access full size images and detailed articles about the lifecycle, habitats and biology of each species. Alternatively you can browse using the scientific names via the African Species Index.
Pyrginae

Celaenorrhinus proxima

Celaenorrhinus galenus

Tagiades flesus

Spialia ploetzi

Abantis elegantula

Eretis mixta

Sarangesa tertullianus

Sarangesa bouvieri

Sarangesa brigida

 

Hesperiinae

 

Pardaleodes tibullus

Pardaleodes edipus

Pardaleodes sator

Osmodes omar

Osmodes laronia

Osmodes costatus

Osmodes lindseyi

Osmodes thora

Monza cretacea

Borbo fatuellus

Pteroteinon laufella

Pteroteinon caenira

Acleros mackenii

Acleros nigrapex

Paracleros placidus

 

Andronymus caesar

Meza meza

 

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