Butterfly

 

List of butterfly species present in Singapore

NO. SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME
Family: Papilionidae | Subfamily: Papilioninae
1 Troides helena cerberus Common Birdwing
2 Troides amphrysus ruficollis Malayan Birdwing
3 Pachliopta aristolochiae asteris Common Rose
4 Chilasa clytia clytia Common Mime
5 Papilio demoleus malayanus Lime Butterfly
6 Papilio demolion demolion Banded Swallowtail
7 Papilio iswara iswara Great Helen
8 Papilio polytes romulus Common Mormon
9 Papilio memnon agenor Great Mormon
10 Papilio prexaspes prexaspes Blue Helen
11 Papilio helenus helenus Red Helen
12 Graphium sarpedon luctatius Common Bluebottle
13 Graphium eurypylus mecisteus Great Jay
14 Graphium evemon eventus Lesser or Blue Jay
15 Graphium doson evemonides Common Jay
16 Graphium bathycles bathycloides Striped Jay
17 Graphium agamemnon agamemnon Tailed Jay
18 Pathysa antiphates itamputi Five Bar Swordtail
Family: Pieridae | Subfamily: Pierinae
19 Prioneris philonome themana Red Spot Sawtooth
20 Delias hyparete metarete Painted Jezebel
21 Delias pasithoe parthenope Red Base Jezebel
22 Leptosia nina malayana Psyche
23 Pieris canidia canidia Cabbage White
24 Appias lyncida vasava Chocolate Albatross
25 Appias libythea olferna Striped Albatross
26 Appias paulina distanti Lesser Albatross
27 Appias indra plana Plain Puffin
28 Hebomoia glaucippe aturia Great Orange Tip
29 Pareronia valeria lutescens Wanderer
30 Saletara liberia distanti Malaysian Albatross
Family: Pieridae | Subfamily: Coliadinae
31 Catopsilia pyranthe pyranthe Mottled Emigrant
32 Catopsilia pomona pomona Lemon Emigrant
33 Catopsilia scylla cornelia Orange Emigrant
34 Eurema brigitta senna No Brand Grass Yellow
35 Eurema hecabe contubernalis Common Grass Yellow
36 Eurema simulatrix tecmessa Hill Grass Yellow
37 Eurema blanda snelleni Three Spot Grass Yellow
38 Eurema andersonii andersonii Anderson's Grass Yellow
39 Eurema sari sodalis Chocolate Grass Yellow
40 Gandaca harina distanti Tree Yellow
Family: Nymphalidae | Subfamily: Danainae
41 Danaus chrysippus chrysippus Plain Tiger
42 Danaus genutia genutia Common Tiger
43 Danaus melanippus hegesippus Black Veined Tiger
44 Parantica agleoides agleoides Dark Glassy Tiger
45 Parantica aspasia aspasia Yellow Glassy Tiger
46 Tirumala septentrionis septentrionis Dark Blue Tiger
47 Tirumala limniace Blue Tiger
48 Ideopsis vulgaris macrina Blue Glassy Tiger
49 Ideopsis juventa sitah Grey Glassy Tiger
50 Idea stolli logani Common Tree Nymph
51 Idea leuconoe chersonesia Mangrove Tree Nymph
52 Euploea crameri bremeri Spotted Black Crow
53 Euploea camaralzeman malayica Malayan Crow
54 Euploea eyndhovii gardineri Striped Black Crow
55 Euploea mulciber mulciber Striped Blue Crow
56 Euploea phaenareta castelnaui King Crow
57 Euploea midamus singapura Blue Spotted Crow
58 Euploea tulliolus ledereri Dwarf Crow
59 Euploea radamanthus radamanthus Magpie Crow
Family: Nymphalidae | Subfamily: Satyrinae
60 Melanitis leda leda Common Evening Brown
61 Elymnias panthera panthera Tawny Palmfly
62 Elymnias hypermnestra agina Common Palmfly
63 Elymnias penanga penanga Pointed Palmfly
64 Lethe europa malaya Bamboo Tree Brown
65 Mycalesis fusca fusca Malayan Bush Brown
66 Mycalesis perseus cepheus Dingy Bush Brown
67 Mycalesis perseoides perseoides Burmese Bush Brown
68 Mycalesis mineus macromalayana Dark Brand Bush Brown
69 Mycalesis visala phamis Long Brand Bush Brown
70 Mycalesis orseis nautilus Purple Bush Brown
71 Orsotriaena medus cinerea Smooth Eyed Bush Brown (Dark Grass Brown)
72 Ypthima huebneri Common Four Ring
73 Ypthima fasciata torone Scarce Six Ring
74 Ypthima baldus newboldi Common Five Ring
75 Ypthima horsfieldii humei Malayan Five Ring
76 Ypthima pandocus corticaria Common Three Ring
77 Faunis canens arcesilas Common Faun
78 Amathusia phidippus phidippus Palm King
79 Zeuxidia amethystus amethystus Saturn
80 Thaumantis klugius lucipor Dark Blue Jungle Glory
81 Thaumantis noureddin noureddin Dark Jungle Glory
82 Discophora sondaica despoliata Common Duffer
Family: Nymphalidae | Subfamily: Heliconiinae
83 Acraea terpsicore Tawny Coster
84 Cethosia hypsea hypsina Malay Lacewing
85 Cethosia methypsea Plain Lacewing
86 Cethosia cyane Leopard Lacewing
87 Phalanta phalantha phalantha Leopard
88 Vagrans sinha sinha Vagrant
89 Cupha erymanthis lotis Rustic
90 Cirrochroa orissa orissa Banded Yeoman
91 Cirrochroa emalea emalea Malay Yeoman
92 Cirrochroa tyche rotundata Common Yeoman
93 Vindula dejone erotella Cruiser
94 Terinos terpander robertsia Royal Assyrian
Family: Nymphalidae | Subfamily: Biblidinae
95 Ariadne ariadne ariadne Angled Castor
Family: Nymphalidae | Subfamily: Nymphalinae
96 Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
97 Vanessa indica indica Indian Red Admiral
98 Symbrenthia hippoclus selangorana Malayan Jester
99 Hypolimnas anomala anomala Malayan Eggfly
100 Hypolimnas misippus misippus Danaid Eggfly
101a Hypolimnas bolina bolina Great Eggfly
101b Hypolimnas bolina jacintha Jacintha Eggfly
102a Doleschallia bisaltide ?bisaltide var. Autumn Leaf
102b Doleschallia bisaltide pratipa Autumn Leaf
103 Junonia hedonia ida Chocolate Pansy
104 Junonia atlites atlites Grey Pansy
105 Junonia almana javana Peacock Pansy
106 Junonia orithya wallacei Blue Pansy
Family: Nymphalidae | Subfamily: Cyrestinae
107 Chersonesia peraka peraka Little Maplet
Family: Nymphalidae | Subfamily: Limenitidinae
108 Moduza procris milonia Commander
109a Lebadea martha parkeri Knight
109b Lebadea martha malayana Knight
110 Athyma pravara helma Lance Sergeant
111 Athyma asura idita Studded Sergeant
112 Athyma kanwa kanwa Dot-dash Sergeant
113 Athyma reta moorei Malay Staff Sergeant
114 Athyma nefte subrata Colour Sergeant
115 Pandita sinope sinope Colonel
116 Neptis hylas papaja Common Sailor
117 Neptis leucoporos cresina Burmese (Grey) Sailor
118 Neptis harita harita Chocolate Sailor
119 Phaedyma columella singa Short Banded Sailor
120 Lasippa heliodore dorelia Burmese Lascar
121 Lasippa tiga siaka Malayan Lascar
122 Pantoporia hordonia hordonia Common Lascar
123 Pantoporia paraka paraka Perak Lascar
124 Parthenos sylvia lilacinus Clipper
125 Tanaecia pelea pelea Malay Viscount
126 Tanaecia iapis puseda Horsfield's Baron
127 Euthalia monina monina Malay Baron
128 Euthalia merta merta White Tipped Baron
129 Euthalia aconthea gurda Baron
130 Euthalia adonia pinwilli Green Baron
131 Lexias dirtea merguia Dark (Black Tipped) Archduke
132 Lexias pardalis dirteana Archduke
133 Lexias canescens pardalina Yellow Archduke
Family: Nymphalidae | Subfamily: Aparturinae
134 Eulaceura osteria kumana Purple Duke (Elegant Emperor)
135 Euripus nyctelius euploeoides Courtesan
Family: Nymphalidae | Subfamily: Charaxinae
136 Charaxes solon echo Black Rajah
137 Polyura hebe plautus Plain Nawab
138 Polyura schreiber tisamenus Blue Nawab
139 Polyura moori moori Malayan Nawab
Family: Riodinidae | Subfamily: Riodininae
140 Abisara geza niya Spotted Judy
141 Abisara savitri savitri Malay Tailed Judy
142 Abisara saturata kausambioides Malayan Plum Judy
143 Laxita thuisto thuisto Lesser Harlequin
144 Taxila haquinus haquinus The Harlequin
Family: Lycaenidae | Subfamily: Poritiinae
145 Poritia philota philota Malay Gem
146 Poritia sumatrae sumatrae Sumatran Gem
Family: Lycaenidae | Subfamily: Miletinae
147 Miletus gopara gopara Round-band Browning
148 Miletus biggsii biggsii Bigg's Browning
149 Miletus symethus petronius Blue or Great Browning
150 Allotinus unicolor unicolor Lesser Darkwing
151 Logania marmorata damis Common Mottle
152 Spalgis epius epius The Apefly
153 Liphyra brassolis abbreviata Moth Butterfly
Family: Lycaenidae | Subfamily: Aphnaeinae
154 Spindasis syama terana Club/Black Banded Silverline
155 Spindasis lohita senama Long Banded Silverline
Family: Lycaenidae | Subfamily: Curetinae
156 Curetis santana malayica Malayan Sunbeam
157 Curetis saronis sumatrana Sumatran Sunbeam
Family: Lycaenidae | Subfamily: Polyommatinae
158 Castalius rosimon rosimon Common Pierrot
159 Caleta elna elvira Elbowed Pierrot
160 Everes lacturnus rileyi Indian Cupid
161 Neopithecops zalmora zalmora The Quaker
162 Megisba malaya sikkima The Malayan
163 Acytolepis puspa lambi Common Hedge Blue
164 Zizina otis lampa Lesser Grass Blue
165 Zizula hylax pygmaea Pygmy Grass Blue
166 Zizeeria maha serica Pale Grass Blue
167 Chilades pandava pandava Cycad Blue
168 Euchrysops cnejus cnejus Gram Blue
169 Catochrysops strabo strabo Forget-Me-Not
170 Catochrysops panormus exiguus Silver Forget-Me-Not
171 Lampides boeticus Pea Blue
172 Jamides bochus nabonassar Dark Caerulean
173 Jamides alecto ageladas Metallic Caerulean
174 Jamides celeno aelianus Common Caerulean
175 Jamides malaccanus malaccanus Malaccan Caerulean
176 Jamides caeruleus caeruleus Sky Blue
177 Jamides elpis pseudelpis Glistening Caerulean
178 Nacaduba angusta kerriana White Fourline Blue
179 Nacaduba sanaya elioti Jewel Fourline Blue
180 Nacaduba pactolus odon Large Fourline Blue
181 Nacaduba kurava nemana Transparent Six-line Blue
182 Nacaduba pavana singapura Singapore Fourline Blue
183 Nacaduba beroe neon Opaque Six-line Blue
184 Nacaduba berenice icena Rounded Six-line Blue
185 Nacaduba calauria malayica Malayan Dark Six-line Blue
186 Nacaduba biocellata Two Spotted Line Blue
187 Ionolyce helicon merguiana Pointed Line Blue
188 Prosotas lutea sivoka Banded Line Blue
189 Prosotas nora superdates Common Line Blue
190 Prosotas dubiosa lumpura Tailless Line Blue
191 Prosotas aluta nanda Barred Line Blue
192 Catopyrops ancyra Ancyra Blue
193 Petrelaea dana dana Dingy Line Blue
194 Anthene emolus goberus Ciliate Blue
195 Anthene lycaenina miya Pointed Ciliate Blue
Family: Lycaenidae | Subfamily: Theclinae
196 Arhopala muta maranda Mutal Oakblue
197 Arhopala alitaeus pardenas Purple Broken-band Oakblue
198 Arhopala centaurus nakula Centaur Oakblue
199 Arhopala myrzala lammas Malayan Oakblue
200 Arhopala aedias agnis Large Metallic Oakblue
201 Arhopala atosia malayana Tailed Disc Oakblue
202 Arhopala epimuta epiala Common Disc Oakblue
203 Arhopala amphimuta amphimuta Broad Yellow Oakblue
204 Arhopala major major Major Yellow Oakblue
205 Arhopala antimuta antimuta Small Tailless Oakblue
206 Arhopala pseudomuta pseudomuta Raffles' Oakblue
207 Arhopala athada athada Vinous Oakblue
208 Arhopala sublustris ridleyi
209 Arhopala silhetensis adorea Sylhet Oakblue
210 Arhopala eumolphus maxwelli Green Oakblue
211 Arhopala aurea Golden Green Oakblue
212 Arhopala trogon Green Suffused Oakblue
213 Arhopala ammon ammon Lesser Malayan Oakblue
214 Arhopala abseus abseus Aberrant Oakblue
215 Flos diardi capeta Bifid Plushblue
216 Flos fulgida singhapura Shining Plushblue
217 Flos anniella anniella Darky Plushblue
218 Flos apidanus saturatus Plain Plushblue
219 Semanga superba deliciosa The Red Edge
220 Surendra vivarna amisena Acacia Blue
221 Iraota rochana boswelliana Scarce Silverstreak
222 Iraota distanti distanti Spotted Silverstreak
223 Catapaecilma major emas Gray Tinsel
224 Loxura atymnus fuconius Yamfly
225 Eooxylides tharis distanti Branded Imperial
226 Cheritra freja frigga Common Imperial
227 Drupadia ravindra moorei Common Posy
228 Drupadia rufotaenia rufotaenia Pygmy Posy
229 Drupadia theda thesmia Dark Posy
230 Horaga syrinx maenala Ambon Onyx
231 Pratapa deva relata White Royal
232 Tajuria cippus maxentius Peacock Royal
233 Tajuria mantra mantra Felder's Royal
234 Tajuria dominus dominus Sovereign Royal
235 Rachana jalindra burbona Banded Royal
236 Jacoona anasuja anasuja Great Imperial
237 Neocheritra amrita amrita Grand Imperial
238 Manto hypoleuca terana Green Imperial
239 Remelana jangala travana Chocolate Royal
240 Pseudotajuria donatana donatana Golden Royal
241 Ancema blanka blanka Silver Royal
242 Hypolycaena thecloides thecloides Dark Tit
243 Hypolycaena erylus teatus Common Tit
244 Zeltus amasa maximinianus Fluffy Tit
245 Deudorix epijarbas cinnabarus Cornelian
246 Deudorix elioti Eliot's Cornelian
247 Deudorix staudingeri Large Cornelian
248 Virachola kessuma deliochus Pitcher Blue
249 Sinthusa nasaka amba Narrow Spark
250 Bindahara phocides phocides The Plane
251 Rapala domitia domitia Yellow Flash
252 Rapala suffusa barthema Suffused Flash
253 Rapala pheretima sequeira Copper Flash
254 Rapala dieneces dieneces Scarlet Flash
255 Rapala iarbus iarbus Common Red Flash
256 Rapala manea chozeba Slate Flash
257 Rapala varuna orseis Indigo Flash
Family: Hesperiidae | Subfamily: Coeliadinae
258 Bibasis etelka Great Orange Awlet
259 Bibasis harisa consobrina Orange Awlet
260 Bibasis sena uniformis Orange-tail Awl
261 Hasora chromus chromus Common Banded Awl
262 Hasora taminatus malayana White Banded Awl
263 Hasora schoenherr chuza Yellow Banded Awl
264 Hasora badra badra Common Awl
265 Hasora vitta vitta Plain Banded Awl
266 Badamia exclamationis Brown Awl
Family: Hesperiidae | Subfamily: Pyrginae
267 Tapena thwaitesi bornea Black Angle
268 Odina hieroglyphica ortina Hieroglyphic Flat
269 Celaenorrhinus asmara asmara White Banded Flat
270 Pseudocoladenia dan dhyana Fulvous Pied Flat
271 Gerosis limax dirae Black and White Flat
272 Gerosis tristis
273 Gerosis phisara phisara
274 Tagiades japetus atticus Common Snow Flat
275 Tagiades gana gana Large Snow Flat
276 Tagiades ultra Ultra Snow Flat
277 Tagiades calligana Malayan Snow Flat
278 Mooreana trichoneura trichoneura Yellow Flat
279 Odontoptilum angulatum angulatum Chestnut Angle
Family: Hesperiidae | Subfamily: Hesperiinae
280 Ampittia dioscorides camertes Bush Hopper
281 Halpe ormenes vilasina Dark Banded Ace
282 Iambrix salsala salsala Chestnut Bob
283 Iambrix stellifer Starry Bob
284 Astictopterus jama jama Forest Hopper
285 Ancistroides nigrita maura Chocolate Demon
286 Notocrypta paralysos varians Banded Demon
287 Udaspes folus Grass Demon
288 Suastus gremius gremius Palm Bob
289 Suastus everyx everyx White Palm Bob
290 Zographetus doxus Spotted Flitter
291 Zographetus ogygia ogygia Purple Spotted Flitter
292 Hyarotis adrastus praba Tree Flitter
293 Hyarotis microsticta White Club Flitter
294 Quedara monteithi monteithi Dubious Bar Flitter
295 Plastingia naga Chequered Lancer
296 Plastingia pellonia Yellow Chequered Lancer
297 Salanoemia tavoyana Yellow Streak Darter
298 Pemara pugnans Pugnacious Lancer
299 Pyroneura latoia latoia Yellow Vein Lancer
300 Zela storeyi (or Zela zenon) Detritus (Storeyi’s) Palmer
301 Gangara thyrsis thyrsis Giant Redeye
302 Gangara lebadea lebadea Banded Redeye
303 Matapa aria Common Redeye
304 Erionota torus Giant Banana Skipper
305 Erionota thrax thrax Banana Skipper
306 Erionota acroleuca apicalis White Tipped Banana Skipper
307 Unkana ambasa batara Hoary Palmer
308 Hidari irava Coconut Skipper
309 Eetion elia White Spot Palmer
310 Taractrocera ardonia lamia Spotted Grass Dart
311 Taractrocera archias quinta Yellow Grass Dart
312 Oriens gola pseudolus Common Dartlet
313 Oriens paragola Malay Dartlet
314 Potanthus omaha omaha Lesser Dart
315 Potanthus trachala tytleri Detached Dart
316 Potanthus serina (or Potanthus hetaerus serina) Large Dart
317 Potanthus ganda ganda
318 Cephrenes acalle niasicus Plain Palm Dart
319 Cephrenes trichopepla Yellow Palm Dart
320 Telicota colon stinga Common Palm Dart
321 Telicota besta bina Besta Palm Dart
322 Telicota augias augias Palm Dart
323 Telicota linna Linna Palm Dart
324 Borbo cinnara Formosan Swift
325 Pelopidas mathias mathias Small Branded Swift
326 Pelopidas agna agna Bengal Swift
327 Pelopidas assamensis Great Swift
328 Pelopidas conjunctus conjunctus Conjoined Swift
329 Polytremis lubricans lubricans Contiguous Swift
330 Baoris farri farri Bamboo Paintbrush Swift
331 Baoris oceia Paintbrush Swift
332 Caltoris cormasa Full Stop Swift
333 Caltoris philippina philippina Philippine Swift
334 Caltoris malaya Malayan Swift

Last updated on 03 October 2018

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