LEPIDOPTERA FROM ETHIOPIA

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All the photos are taken in pure natural conditions and depict fully free butterflies and moths.


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DIURNA

HESPERIIDAE

Gen. sp1.                           Ethiopia
     

     

Gen. sp2.                           Ethiopia
   

PAPILIONIDAE

Papilio demodocus                   Ethiopia
   

Papilio nireus                      Ethiopia
   



PIERIDAE

   PIERINAE

Belenois aurota                     Ethiopia
    

Belenois gidica                     Ethiopia
    

    

    

Colotis danae                       Ethiopia
         

Colotis sp.                         Ethiopia
     



Colotis sp2                         Ethiopia
     

Dixeia	                            Ethiopia
     

Gen. sp.                            Ethiopia
  

   COLIADINAE

Catopsilia florella                 Ethiopia


Colias ?erate			    Ethiopia


LYCAENIDAE
   
   Theclinae
Axiocerses sp.	                    Ethiopia
      

   POLYOMMATINAE

Lepidochrysops sp.                  Ethiopia
        

          

Zizeera sp.                         Ethiopia
  

   MILETINAE

Lachocnema sp.                            Ethiopia
      

  

NYMPHALIDAE

   ACRAEINAE

Acraea necoda                       Ethiopia
 

   BIBLIDINAE

Euryptila dryope                    Ethiopia
  

   CHARAXINAE

Charaxes sp.                        Ethiopia 
         

   NYMPHALINAE

Junonia chorimene                   Ethiopia
                   

         

 

Junonia hierta
                                    Ethiopia


   SATYRINAE

Junonia asterope                    Ethiopia
   

      

HETEROCERA

   THYRIDIDAE

Gen. sp.                            Ethiopia
  

   URANIIDAE

Epiplemiinae Gen. sp.               Ethiopia
     

   SPHINGIDAE

Lophostethus dumolinii              Ethiopia
       

   SATURNIIDAE

Imbrasia gueinzii                   Ethiopia
           

   EUOTEROTIDAE

Jana funebris                       Ethiopia
         

   LIMANTRIIDAE

Gen. sp.                            Ethiopia
     

   METARBELIDAE

Gen. sp.                            Ethiopia
     

   NOLIDAE

Eligma neumanni                     Ethiopia
          

   NOCTUIDAE

Sphingomorpha chlorea               Ethiopia
     


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