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The following is a list of butterflies observed on the Pinnacle Nature Reserve in recent years.

Thanks to Suzi Bond for introducing Friends of the Pinnacle to our butterflies and providing the list.

All photos have been taken on the Reserve
by Alison Milton


Common name Scientific name  
Tailed Emperor Charaxes sempronius Tailed Emperor
Spotted Jezebel Delias aganippe
Marbled Xenica Geitoneura klugii
Common Brown Heteronympha merope
Amethyst Hairstreak Jalmenus icilius
Stencilled Hairstreak Jalmenus ictinus
Meadow Argus Junonia villida
Chequered Copper Lucia limbaria
Two-spotted Line-blue Nacaduba biocellata
Broad-margined Azure Ogyris olane
Orchard Swallowtail Papilio aegeus Chequered Copper
Dainty Swallowtail Papilio anactus
Cabbage White Pieris rapae
White-banded Grass-dart Taractrocera papyria
Saltbush Blue Theclinesthes serpentata
Yellow Ochre Trapezites luteus
Yellow Admiral Vanessa itea
Australian Painted Lady Vanessa kershawi
Common Grass-blue Zizina otis


For more photos, see the pinnacle butterflies and caterpillars photo gallery


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