Tanzanian Butterflies
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Abisara neavei mahale  Mahale's Judy
Abisara neavei neavei Neave's Judy
Acada biceriatus Axehead Skipper
Acraea acerata Falls Acraea
Acraea acrita Fiery Acraea
Acraea aganice montana Wanderer
Acraea anemosa Broad Bordered Acraea
Acraea boopis ama
Acraea braesia
Acraea cabira Yellow Banded Acraea
Acraea caldarena
Acraea egina areca Elegant Acraea
Acraea egina egina Elegant Acraea
Acraea encedon Common Acraea
Acraea eponina eponina Orange Acraea
Acraea equatorialis anaemia
Acraea esebria esebria Dusky Acraea
Acraea insignis insignis
Acraea jodutta jodutta
Acraea johnstoni johnstoni Johnston's acraea
Acraea macarista macarista
Acraea neobule Wandering Donkey acraea
Acraea oncaea Window Acraea
Acraea peneleos pelasgius
Acraea penelope Penelope's Acraea
Acraea pharsalus East African Forest Acraea
Acraea pseudolycia astrigera
Acraea pudorina Kenyan Fiery Acraea
Acraea quirina rosa Common Glassy Acraea
Acraea rabbaiae mombasae Clear Wing Acraea
Acraea regalis
Acraea serenna
Acraea zetes Large Spotted Acraea
Actizera lucida Rayed Blue
Alaena nyassa major
Amaauris albimaculata Layman
Antanartia abyssinica jacksoni Abyssinian Admiral
Antanartia dimorphica dimorphica Dimorphic Admirall
Anthene amarah amarah Leaden Ciliate Blue
Anthene butleri Butler's Ciliate Blue
Anthene kersteni Kersten's Ciliate Blue
Anthene larydas Spotted Hairtail
Anthene rubrimaculata
Aterica galene Forest Glade Nymph
Axiocerses amanga Bush Scarlet
Axiocerses tjoane Eastern Scarlet
Azanus jesous African Babul Blue
Azanus mirza Pale Babul Blue
Azanus moriqua Black-bordered Babul Blue
Azanus natalensis Natal Babul Blue
Azanus ubaldus Desert Blue

Baliochila hildegarda Hildegard’s Buff
Bebearia cocalia Spectre
Bebearia mardania Dark Palm Forester
Bebearia sophus Sophus Forester
Belenois aurota aurota Caper White or Brown- veined White
Belenois creona severina African Caper or Common White
Belenois gidica African Veined White or Pointed Caper
Belenois raffrayi extendens Raffray's White
Belenois thysa thysa False dotted border
Belenois zochalia agrippinides Forest Caper White
Bicyclus campus Hill Bush Brown
Bicyclus ena Grizzled Bush Brown
Bicyclus mandanes Large Marbled Bush Brown
Bicyclus safitza safitza Common Bush Brown
Byblia anvatara acheloia African Joker
Byblia ilithyia Joker

Cacyreus lingeus Common Bush Blue
Calleagris jamesoni Jameson's Skipper
Calleagris lacteus
Catacroptera cloanthe Cloanthe Pirate
Catopsilla florella Emigrant
Catuna crithea conjuncta Pathfinder
Celaenorrhinus galenus Common Orange Sprite
Celaenorrhinus ovalis Evansí Orange Sprite
Celaenorrhinus proxima proxima Common Black Sprite
Charaxes achaemenes Bush Charaxes
Charaxes candiope Green-veined Charaxes
Charaxes castor castor Giant Charaxes
Charaxes cithaeron Blue-spotted Charaxes
Charaxes etesipe gordoni Savannah Charaxes
Charaxes etheocles evansi Demon Charaxes
Charaxes guderiana rabeiensis Blue Spangled Charaxes
Charaxes jahlusa kenyensis Pearl spotted Charaxes
Charaxes paphianus Falcate Red Charaxes
Charaxes pollux pollux Black Bordered Charaxes
Charxes protoclea azote Flame Bordered Charaxes
Charaxes varanes vologeses Pearl Charaxes
Charaxes zoolina zoolina Club-tailed Charaxes
Chilades kedonga Kedong Cubid
Coeliades anchises anchises One Pip Policeman
Coeliades forestan forestan Striped Policeman
Coliades pisistratus Two Pip Policeman
Coeliades sejuncta Coast Policeman
Colotis amatus amatus Small Salmon Arab
Colotis antivippe zera Large OrangeTip
Colotis aurigineus African Golden Arab
Colotis auxo incretus Yellow Orange Tip
Colotis daira jacksoni Black Marked Orange TIp
Colotis danae eupome Scarlet Tip
Colotis eris eris Banded Gold Tip
Colotis eucharis evarne Sulphur Orange Tip
Colotis euippe complexivus Round-winged Orange Tip
Colotis euippe omphale Smoky Orange Tip
Colotis evagore
Colotis evenina
Colotis halimede maxima Yellow Patch White
Colotis hetaera Coast Purple Tip
Colotis ione Purple Tip
Colotis regina Regal Purple Tip
Colotis vesta Veined Golden Arab
Colotis vestalis castalis White Arab
Cymothoe coranus Blonde Glider
Cymothoe herminia johnstoni
Cyrestis camillus sublineata African Map Butterfly

Danaus Chrysippus aegyptius African Monarch
Danaus Chrysippus chrysippus Common Tiger
or African Queen

Deudorix antalus Brown Playboy
Deudorix dinochares Apricot Playboy
Deudorix lorisona coffea Coffee Playboy

Eicochrysops hippocrates White-tipped Blue
Eronia leda Orange and Lemon Autumn Leaf Vagrant
Euchrysops malathana Common smoky blue
Euphaedra medon fraudata Common Forester
Euphaedra neophron Gold-banded Forester
Euphaedra orientalis Orange Forester or Fig Eater
Euphaedra rex King Forester
Euphaedra zaddachii Zaddach's Mimic Forester
Euptera kinugnana or Euptera pluto kinugnana
Eurema brigitta brigitta Broad-bordered Grass Yellow
Eurema desjardinsii Angeled Grass Yellow
Eurema hecabe solifera Common Grass Yellow
Eurema regularis regularis Regular Grass yellow
Euriphene saphirina saphirina
Eurytela dryope angulata Golden Piper
Eurytela hiarbas lita Pied Piper
Euxanthe wakefieldi, Amani Forest Queen

Freyeria trochylus trochylus Grass Jewel

Gnophodes betsinema diversa Banded Evening Brown
Graphium angolanus Angolan White Lady
Graphium antheus Large Striped Swordtail
Graphium colona Black Swordtail
Graphium kirby Kirby's swordtail
Graphium leonidas leonidas Veined Swordtail
Graphium philionoe philionoe Eastern white Lady
Graphium policenes Small striped Swordtail
Graphium porthaon Cream-striped Swordtail

Hamanumida daedalus Guineafowl
Harma theobene Angular Glider
Hemiolaus caeculus Azure Hairstreak
Henotesia perspicua Swamp Patroller
Hypolimnas anthedon Variable eggfly
Hypolimnas deceptor deceptor Deceptive Eggfly
Hypolimnas dinacha
Hypolimnas misippus Diadem or Danaid Eggfly
Hypolimnas usambara
Hypolycaena antifaunus
Hypolycaena philippus philippus Common Hairstreak

Iolaus lalos Pale Sapphire
Iolaus sidus Red-line Sapphire Blue
Issoria hanningtoni Hannington's Fritillary

Junonia artaxia African Pansy
Junonia hierta cebrene Yellow Pansy
Junonia natalica natalica Natal Pansy
Junonia oenone oenone Dark Blue Pansy
Junonia orithya madagascariensis Blue Pansy
Junonia rhadama Brilliant Blue
Junonia sophia infracta Little Commodore
Junonia terea elgiva Soldier Commodore
Junonia westermanni suffusa Blue spot Pansy

Kedestes wallengreni wallengreni Wallengren's Ranger

Lachnocnema bibulus Common Woolly Legs
Lampides boeticus Pea Blue
Lepidochrysops desmondi Desmond's Giant Cupid
Lepidochrysops neonegus neonegus
Leptomyrina hirundo Tailed Black-eye
Leptosia alcesta inalcesta African Wood White or Flip Flop
Leptotes jeanneli Jeannel's Blue
Leptotes pirithous Common Zebra Blue

Melanitis leda Common Evening Brown
Metisella orientalis orientalis
Mylothris agathina Eastern Dotted Border
Mylothris continua continua
Mylothris rubricosta Eastern Swamp Dotted Border

Nepheronia argia argia Large Vagrant
Nepheronia thalassina Blue or Cambridge Vagrant
Neptidopsis ophione valleda Scalloped Sailer
Neptis carcassoni Carcasson's Streaked Sailer
Neptis goochi Small Streaked Sailer
Neptis kiriakoff Kiriakoff's Sailer
Neptis laeta Common or Albizia Sailer
Neptis melicerta Streaked Sailer
Neptis metela flavimacula
Neptis nemetes nemetes
Neptis penningtoni Pennington's Sailer
Neptis saclava marpessa Small Spotted Sailer
Neptis serene serena River Sailer

Oboronia bueronica Ginger Blue
Ornipholidotos peucetia peusetia Large Glasswing

Papilio bromius chrapkowskii Broad Green-banded Swallowtail
Papilio constantinus constantineus Constantine's Swallowtail
Papilio dardanus polytrophus Mocker Swallowtail
Papilio dardanus tibullus
Papilio demodocus demodocus Citrus Swallowtail
Papilio desmondi teita Desmond's Green-banded Swallowtail
Papilio echerioides White-banded Swallowtail
Papilio horniman Horniman's (Green-banded) Swallowtail
Papilio jacksoni Jackson's Swallowtail
Papilio nireus lyaeus Narrow Green-banded Swallowtail
Papilio ophidicephalus Emperor Swallowtail
Papilio phorcas Green-banded Swallowtail
Pardaleodes incerta Savanna Pathfinder Skipper
Pentila pauli clarensis Spotted Pentila or Paul’s Buff
Pentilla tropicalis Tropical Pentila
Phalanta eurytis eurytis African Leopard Fritallary
Phalanta phalanta aethiopica Common Leopard Fritillary
Physcaeneura jacksoni
Physcaeneura leda
Pinacopteryx eriphia melanarge Zebra White
Precis antilope Darker Commodore
Precis archesia Garden Inspector
Precis ceryne Marsh Commodore
Precis limnoria taveta White Spotted Commodore
Precis octavia sesamus Gaudy Coomodore
Precis pelarga actia Fashion Commodore
Precis tugela Eared Commodore or African Leaf
Protogoniomorpha temora virescens Blue Mother-of-Pearl or
Eastern Blue Beauty

Pseudacraea boisduvali trimeni Trimen's False Acraea
Pseudacraea lucretia expansa False Diadem or False Chief
Pseudacraea lucretia protracta False Diadem or False Chief
Pseudoneptis bugandesis bugandensis Blue Sailer

Salamis anacardii anacardii Clouded Mother of Pearl
Salamis cacta Lilac Mother of Pearl
Salamis parhassus parhassus Mother of Pearl
Sarangesa haplopa
Sarangesa laelius
Sarangesa seineri seineri Dusted Elfin
Spalgis lemolea African Apefly or Lemolea Harvester
Spialia dromus Dromus Grizzled Skipper
Spialia spio spio Spio grizzled Skipper
Spindasis nyassae Nyasa Silverline

Tagiades flesus Clouded flat
Teriomima subpunctata White Buff
Tirumala formosa Beautiful Tiger
Tirumala petiverana African Blue Tiger or Blue Monarch
Tuxentius calice calice White Pie
Tuxentius melaena meleaena Dark Pied Pierrot or Black Pie

Uranothauma vansomereni Pale Heart

Vanessa cardui cardui Painted Lady

Ypthima antennata antennata Clubbed Ringlet
Ypthima rhodesiana Pale Ringlet

Zizeeria knysna Dark Grass Blue or African Grass Blue
Zizina antanossa Dark Grass Blue or Clover Blue
Zizula hylax Tiny Grass blue

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