HESPERIIDAE
(skippers)
PAPILIONIDAE
(swallowtails)
PIERIDAE
(whites and yellows)
NYMPHALIDAE
(browns)
LYCAENIDAE
(coppers and blues)
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Anisynta cynone cynone Cynone Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini -
Dispar compacta Barred Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini -
Pasma tasmanica Two-spotted Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini Possibly present
Signeta flammeata Bright Shield-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini -
Trapezites eliena Eliena Rush-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini -
Trapezites symmomus soma Symmomus Rush-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini -
Antipodia atralba Black and White Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini Possibly present
Hesperilla chrysotricha cyclospila Chrysotricha Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini -
Hesperilla donnysa donnysa
- dark forms
Donnysa Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini -
Hesperilla donnysa donnysa
- pale form flavescens
Yellowish Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini Probably extinct
Hesperilla idothea idothea Flame Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini -
Motasingha trimaculata trimaculata Dingy four-spot Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini Possibly present
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)
Occasional vagrant
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) - -
Delias harpalyce Imperial White Pierinae (whites) - Possibly present
*Pieris rapae rapae Cabbage White Pierinae (whites) - -
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Danaus petilia Lesser Wanderer Danainae (milk-sap butterflies) - Occasional vagrant
Danaus plexippus plexippus Wanderer, Monarch Danainae (milk-sap butterflies) - -
Argynnina cyrila Forest Xenica Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini Possibly present
Geitoneura klugii Common Xenica Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Heteronympha cordace wilsoni Bright-eyed Brown Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Heteronympha merope merope Common Brown Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Heteronympha penelope penelope Shouldered Brown Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Oreixenica kershawi kanunda Striped Xenica Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Oreixenica lathoniella herceus Silver Xenica Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Tisiphone abeona albifascia Sword-grass Brown Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Polyura sempronius Tailed Emperor Charaxinae - -
Junonia villida calybe Meadow Argus Nymphalinae (nymphs) - -
Vanessa itea Australian Admiral Nymphalinae (nymphs) - -
Vanessa kershawi Australian Painted Lady Nymphalinae (nymphs) - -
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Acrodipsas brisbanensis Bronze Ant-blue Theclinae Luciini Possibly present
Hypochrysops ignitus ignitus Fiery Jewel Theclinae Luciini Possibly present
Lucia limbaria Small Copper Theclinae Luciini -
Paralucia aurifera Bright Copper Theclinae Luciini Possibly present
Paralucia pyrodiscus Dull Copper Theclinae Luciini Possibly present
Ogyris abrota Dark-purple Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
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) Possibly present
Ogyris halmaturia Eastern Large Bronze Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) Possibly present
Ogyris otanes otanes Small Bronze Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) Possibly present
Jalmenus icilius Icilius Hairstreak Theclinae Zesiini -
Candalides heathi heathi Rayed Blue Polyommatinae Candalidini -
Candalides noelkeri Golden-rayed Blue Polyommatinae Candalidini Possibly present
Erina acasta Blotched Dusky-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini -
Erina hyacinthina form josephina Common Dusky-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini -
Erina hyacinthina form simplexa Western Dusky-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini Possibly present
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 -