Rhopalocera (butterflies)

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Classification

Superfamily: Hesperioidea (skippers)

 
 

Family: Hesperiidae (skippers)

 

Superfamily: Papilionoidea

 
 

Family: Lycaenidae

 

 

Family: Nymphalidae

 

 

Family: Papilionidae (swallowtails)

Two genera: Graphium and Papilio.

 

Family: Pieridae (whites)

 

Publications

  • VÁRI, L., KROON, D.M., & KRÜGER, M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in southern Africa. Simple Solutions, Chatswood Australia.

 

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