Genus: Colotis

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Species indigenous to southern Africa

List from Vári & Kroon (2002).

Colotis agoye (Speckled sulphur tip)   

 

Colotis amata (Topaz tip, Topaz arab)

 

Colotis antevippe (Red tip)

 

Colotis auxo (Sulphur orange tip)

 

Colotis celimene (Lilac tip)

 

 

Colotis danae (Scarlet tip)

 

Colotis dissociatus

 

 

Colotis doubledayi (Doubleday's orange, Doubleday's tip)

 

 

Colotis eris (Banded gold tip)

 

Colotis erone (Coast purple tip)    

 

Colotis euippe (Smoky orange tip)

 

Colotis eunoma

 

 

Colotis evagore (Small orange tip)

 

Colotis evenina (Common orange tip)

 

Colotis ione (Bushveld purple, Commom purple tip)

 

Colotis lais (Kalahari orange tip)

 

 

Colotis pallene (Bushveld orange tip)

 

Colotis regina (Queen purple tip)

 

Colotis subfasciatus (Lemon traveller tip, Lemon tip)

 

Colotis vesta (Veined orange, veined tip)

 

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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