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

Last updated on 07 February 2019

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