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Butterflies of Africa
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Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae
Introduction
Over 4000 species occur in the Afrotropical region, an area which encompasses sub-Saharan Africa, Arabia and Madagascar. Click on the links above to access thumbnail galleries, 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.
Euphaedra janetta Adrian Hoskins
Precis octavia Adrian Hoskins
Protogoniomorpha cytora Adrian Hoskins
Cymothoe mabillei Adrian Hoskins
Papilio demodocus Adrian Hoskins
Hypolycaena antifaunus Adrian Hoskins
Eurema hecabe Adrian Hoskins
Osmodes laronia Adrian Hoskins
 

 

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