HESPERIIDAE
(skippers)
PAPILIONIDAE
(swallowtails)
PIERIDAE
(whites and yellows)
NYMPHALIDAE
(browns)
LYCAENIDAE
(coppers and blues)
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Anisynta cynone gracilis Cynone Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini -
Antipodia atralba Black and White Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini -
Hesperilla chrysotricha cyclospila Chrysotricha Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini -
Hesperilla donnysa donnysa
- pale form flavescens
Yellowish Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini Probably extinct
Cephrenes augiades sperthias Orange Palm-dart Hesperiinae(darters and swifts) Taractrocerini -
Ocybadistes walkeri hypochlorus Southern Grass-dart Hesperiinae (darters and swifts) Taractrocerini -
Taractrocera papyria papyria White-banded Grass-dart Hesperiinae (darters and swifts) Taractrocerini -
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Papilio aegeus aegeus Orchard Swallowtail Papilioninae Papilionini (fluted swallowtails) Occasional vagrant
Papilio anactus Dingy Swallowtail Papilioninae Papilionini (fluted swallowtails) -
Papilio demoleus sthenelus Chequered Swallowtail Papilioninae Papilionini (fluted swallowtails) -
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Catopsilia pyranthe crokera White Migrant Coliadinae (yellows) - Occasional vagrant
Eurema (Terias) smilax Small Grass-yellow Coliadinae (yellows) - Migrant
Belenois java teutonia Caper White Pierinae (whites) - Migrant
Delias aganippe Wood White Pierinae (whites) - -
*Pieris rapae rapae Cabbage White Pierinae (whites) - -
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Danaus petilia Lesser Wanderer Danainae (milk-sap butterflies) - -
Danaus plexippus plexippus Wanderer, Monarch Danainae (milk-sap butterflies) - -
Euploea core corinna Common Crow, Oleander Butterfly Danainae (milk-sap butterflies) - Occasional vagrant
Geitoneura klugii Common Xenica Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Heteronympha merope merope Common Brown Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Polyura sempronius Tailed Emperor Charaxinae - -
Hypolimnas bolina nerina Common Eggfly Nymphalinae (nymphs) - Occasional vagrant
Junonia villida calybe Meadow Argus Nymphalinae (nymphs) - -
Vanessa itea Australian Admiral Nymphalinae (nymphs) - -
Vanessa kershawi Australian Painted Lady Nymphalinae (nymphs) - -
Acraea andromacha andromacha Glasswing Heliconiinae Acraeini (glasswings) Occasional vagrant
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Hypochrysops ignitus ignitus Fiery Jewel Theclinae Luciini Extinct
Lucia limbaria Small Copper Theclinae Luciini -
Ogyris amaryllis meridionalis
- coastal form
Amaryllis Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris olane Olane Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris genoveva form genua Genoveva Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris otanes otanes Small Bronze Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) Extinct
Jalmenus icilius Icilius Hairstreak Theclinae Zesiini -
Jalmenus lithochroa Lithochroa Hairstreak Theclinae Zesiini Extinct
Candalides heathi heathi Rayed Blue Polyommatinae Candalidini -
Erina acasta Blotched Dusky-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini -
Erina hyacinthina form simplexa Western Dusky-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini Probably extinct
Lampides boeticus Long-tailed Pea-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Nacaduba biocellata biocellata Two-spotted Line-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Neolucia agricola agricola Fringed Heath-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Theclinesthes albocincta Bitter-bush Blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Theclinesthes miskini miskini Wattle Blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Theclinesthes serpentata serpentata Salt-bush Blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Zizina otis labradus Common Grass-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -