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Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae
Pieridae: Pierinae, Coliadinae
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.
Pierinae

Mylothris chloris

Mylothris poppea

Mylothris rhodope

Mylothris spica

Mylothris jaopura

Appias sylvia

Dixeia orbona

Dixeia cebron

Appias sabina

Belenois thysa

Belenois theora

Belenois calypso

Leptosia alcesta

Leptosia medusa 

Nepheronia thalassina

Colotis hetaera

Colotis antevippe

Colotis danae

Colotis protomedia

Colotis vesta

Colotis vesta

 

Coliadinae

Eurema senegalensis

Eurema hecabe

Eurema desjardinsii

 

Eurema brigitta

Colias electo

 

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