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There are 245 species of butterflies recognized in the country of which 26 are endemic. ( The National Red List 2012 of Sri Lanka )


  • The Butterflies of Ceylon, 1998 by Bernard Abrera.
  • The Butterfly Fauna of Ceylon, 1942 by L.G.O.Woodhouse.
  • The Butterflies of Ceylon, 1924 W. Ormiston, F.E.S.
  • A Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Sri Lanka, 2013 by Himesh Jayasinghe, Chamitha de Alwis and Sarath S. Rajapaksha.
  • Resource Inventory of Wilpattu National Park - Final Report By The World Conservation Union (IUCN) Sri Lanka, December 2006
  • The Butterfly Fauna of Sri Lanka by George (Michael) van der Poortan & Nancy E.van der Poortan