HESPERIIDAE
(skippers)
PAPILIONIDAE
(swallowtails)
PIERIDAE
(whites and yellows)
NYMPHALIDAE
(browns)
LYCAENIDAE
(coppers and blues)
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Croitana aestiva Desert Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini Possibly present in rocky hills
Croitana arenaria Inland Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini -
Proeidosa polysema Spinifex Skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini -
Cephrenes augiades sperthias Orange Palm-dart Hesperiinae(darters and swifts) Taractrocerini Possibly present near palm
Cephrenes trichopepla Yellow Palm-dart Hesperiinae(darters and swifts) Taractrocerini Possibly present near palm
Taractrocera anisomorpha Orange Grass-dart Hesperiinae (darters and swifts) Taractrocerini -
Taractrocera ina Ina Grass-dart Hesperiinae (darters and swifts) Taractrocerini Possibly present in northwest
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Papilio demoleus sthenelus Chequered Swallowtail Papilioninae Papilionini (fluted swallowtails) -
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Catopsilia pomona pomona Lemon Migrant Coliadinae (yellows) - Possible vagrant
Catopsilia pyranthe crokera White Migrant Coliadinae (yellows) - Occasional vagrant
Catopsilia scylla etesia Orange Migrant Coliadinae (yellows) - Possible vagrant
Eurema (Terias) hecabe Large Grass-yellow Coliadinae (yellows) - -
Eurema (Terias) smilax Small Grass-yellow Coliadinae (yellows) - -
Appias paulina ega Yellow Albatross Pierinae (whites) - Possible vagrant
Belenois java teutonia Caper White Pierinae (whites) - -
Delias aganippe Wood White Pierinae (whites) - -
Elodina padusa Narrow-winged Pearl-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) - Possible vagrant
Euploea core corinna Common Crow, Oleander Butterfly Danainae (milk-sap butterflies) - Occasional vagrant
Tirumala hamata hamata Blue Tiger, Blue Wanderer Danainae (milk-sap butterflies) - Possible vagrant
Hypolimnas bolina nerina Common Eggfly Nymphalinae (nymphs) - Probably nomadic
Junonia villida calybe Meadow Argus Nymphalinae (nymphs) - -
Vanessa kershawi Australian Painted Lady Nymphalinae (nymphs) - -
Vanessa itea Australian Admiral Nymphalinae (nymphs) - -
Acraea andromacha andromacha Glasswing Heliconiinae Acraeini (glasswings) Occasional vagrant
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Ogyris amaryllis meridionalis Amaryllis Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris barnardi delphis Barnard's Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) Possibly present
Ogyris oroetes apiculata Silky Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris zosine Zosine Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) Possibly present in northwest
Jalmenus icilius Icilius Hairstreak Theclinae Zesiini -
Candalides heathi heathi Rayed Blue Polyommatinae Candalidini -
Cyprotides cyprotus cyprotus Cyprotus Pencilled-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini -
Famegana alsulus alsulus Black-spot Grass-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Lampides boeticus Long-tailed Pea-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Leptotes plinius pseudocassius Plumbago Blue, Zebra Blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini Possibly present in urban areas
Nacaduba biocellata biocellata Two-spotted Line-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Prosotas dubiosa dubiosa Small Purple Line-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini Possibly present
Theclinesthes albocincta Bitter-bush Blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Theclinesthes miskini miskini Wattle Blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Theclinesthes serpentata serpentata Salt-bush Blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Zizeeria karsandra Dark Grass-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Zizina otis labradus Common Grass-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -
Zizula hylax attenuata Tiny Grass-blue Polyommatinae Polyommatini -