Butterflies Observed at Wilpattu National Park Photo Gallery

(Common names as per The butterflies of Ceylon by Bernard D. Abrera)

* Endemic

PAPILIONIDAE

  1. Ceylon Bird wing  Troides darsius
  2. Crimson Rose Pachliopta hector
  3. Common rose Pachliopta aristolochiae
  4. Banded Peacock Papilio crino
  5. Lime Butterfly Papilio demoleus
  6. Common Mormon  Papilio polytes
  7. Blue Mormon Papilio polymnestor
  8. Mime Chilasa clytia
  9. Common Jay Graphium doson
  10. Tailed Jay Graphium Agamemnon
  11. Spot Swordtail Pathysa nomius
  12.  

    PIERIDAE

  13. Psyche Leptosia nina
  14. Jezebel Delias eucharis
  15. Pioneer Belenois aurota
  16. Common Gull Cepora nerissa
  17. Striped Albatross Appias libythe
  18. Lesser Albatross Appias paulina
  19. White Orange Tip Ixias Marianne
  20. Yellow Orange Tip Ixias pyrene
  21. Great Orange Tip Hebomoia glaucippe
  22. Mottled Immigrant Catopsilia pyranthe
  23. Lemon Migrant Catopsilia Pomona
  24. Blue Wanderer  Pareronia ceylanica
  25. Small Salmon Arab Colotis amata
  26. Large Salmon Arab Colotis fausta
  27. Crimson Tip  Colotis danae
  28. Common Grass Yellow Eurema hecabe
  29. Three-spot Grass Yellow Eurema blanda silhetana
  30.  

    DANAIDAE

  31. Blue Tiger Tirumala limniace
  32. Dark Blue Tiger Tirumala septentrionis
  33. Glassy Tiger Parantica aglea
  34. Plain Tiger Danaus chrysippus
  35. Common Tiger Danaus genutia
  36. Common Crow Euploea core
  37.  

    NYMPHALIDAE

  38. Angled Castor Ariadne Ariadne
  39. Joker Byblia ilithyia
  40. Leopard Phalanta phalantha
  41. Ceylon Lace Wing Cethosia nietneri
  42. Lemon Pansy Junonia lemonias
  43. Blue Pansy Junonia orithya
  44. Grey Pansy Junonia atlites
  45. Yellow Pansy Junonia hierta
  46. Peacock Pansy Junonia almana
  47. Chocolate Soldier Junonia iphita
  48. Great Eggfly Hypolimnas bolina
  49. Danaid Eggfly Hypolimnas misippus
  50. Autumn Leaf Doleschallia bisaltide
  51. Common Sailor Neptis hylas
  52. Chest-nut Streaked Sailor Neptis jumbah
  53. Red-Spot Duke Dophla evelina
  54. Baron Euthalia aconthea
  55. Nawab Polyura athamas
  56. Tawny Rajah Charaxes psaphon
  57. Painted Lady Vanessa cardui
  58.  

    LIBYTHEIDAE

    ACRAEIDAE

  59. Tawny Coster Acraea violae
  60.  

    AMATHUSIIDAE

    SATYRIDAE

  61. Common Evening Brown Melanitis leda
  62. Tamil Bushbrown  Mycalesis visala
  63. Gladeye Bushbrown Nissanga patnia
  64. White Four-ring Ypthima ceylonica
  65. Common Palmfly Elymnias hypermnestra
  66.  

    LYCAENIDAE

  67. Indian Sunbeam Curetis thetis
  68. Long-banded Silverline Spindasis lohita
  69. Common Silverline Spindasis vulcanus
  70. Plumbeous Silverline Spindasis schistacea
  71. Ceylon Silverline Spindasis ictis
  72. Red spot Zesius chrysomallus
  73. Monkey Puzzal Rathinda amor
  74. Plane Bindahara phocides
  75. Large Guava Blue Virachola perse
  76. Slate Flash Rapala manea
  77. Pointed Ciliate Blue Athene lycaenina
  78. Common Cerulean Jamides celeno
  79. Forget-me –not Catochrysops strabo
  80. Pea Blue Lampides boeticus
  81. Zebra Blue Syntarucus plinius
  82. Common Pierrot Castalius rosimon
  83. Common Hedge Blue Actyolepis puspa felderi
  84. Lesser Grass Blue Zizina Otis
  85. Dark Grass Blue Zizeeria karsandra
  86. Tiny Grass Blue Zizula hylax
  87. Quaker Neopithicops zalmora
  88. Malayan Megisba Malaya
  89. Plains Cupid Chilades pandava
  90. Lime blue Chilades lajus
  91. Small Cupid Chilades parrhasius nila
  92. Peacock Royal Tajuria cippus
  93. Dark Cerulien Jamides bochus
  94. Common Lineblue Prosotas nora airdates
  95. Cornelian Deudorix epijarbas
  96. Banded Blue Pierrot Discolampa ethion
  97. Eastern Grass Jewel Freyeria putli

 

RIODINIDAE

 

HESPERIIDAE

  1. Chestnut Bob Iambrix salsala
  2. White-banded Awl Hasora taminatus
  3. Little Branded Swift Peliopidas agna
  4.