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 -
Trapezites luteus luteus Rare White-spot Rush-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini -
Antipodia atralba Black and White Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini -
Herimosa albovenata albovenata White-veined Grass-skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini -
Motasingha trimaculata trimaculata Dingy four-spot Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini -
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) - -
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) - Possible vagrant
Geitoneura klugii Common Xenica Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Heteronympha merope merope Common Brown Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Polyura sempronius Tailed Emperor Charaxinae - Occasional vagrant
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) - -
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 -
Ogyris amaryllis meridionalis Amaryllis Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris amaryllis meridionalis
- coastal form
Amaryllis Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris olane Olane Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris oroetes apiculata Silky Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris genoveva form genua Genoveva Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris genoveva form splendida Genoveva Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris otanes otanes Small Bronze Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) Probably extinct
Jalmenus icilius Icilius Hairstreak Theclinae Zesiini -
Jalmenus lithochroa Lithochroa Hairstreak Theclinae Zesiini Probably extinct
Candalides heathi heathi Rayed Blue Polyommatinae Candalidini -
Cyprotides cyprotus cyprotus Cyprotus Pencilled-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini Probably extinct
Erina acasta Blotched Dusky-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini -
Erina hyacinthina form simplexa Western Dusky-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini -
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 -