HESPERIIDAE
(skippers)
PAPILIONIDAE
(swallowtails)
PIERIDAE
(whites and yellows)
NYMPHALIDAE
(browns)
LYCAENIDAE
(coppers and blues)
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
Trapezites luteus luteus Rare White-spot Rush-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini Probably extinct
Trapezites sciron eremicola Sciron Rush-skipper Trapezitinae Trapezitini -
Antipodia atralba Black and White Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Mesodinini -
Herimosa albovenata albovenata White-veined Grass-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 -
Motasingha trimaculata trimaculata Dingy four-spot Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini -
Butterfly Common Name Subfamily Tribe Comments
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) hecabe Large Grass-yellow 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) - -
Geitoneura klugii Common Xenica Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
Heteronympha merope merope Common Brown Satyrinae (browns) Satyrini -
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 Possibly present
Ogyris amaryllis meridionalis
- coastal form
Amaryllis Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris halmaturia Eastern Large Bronze Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) Possibly present
Ogyris subterrestris subterrestris Mallee Bronze Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Ogyris otanes otanes Small Bronze Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) -
Jalmenus icilius Icilius Hairstreak Theclinae Zesiini -
Candalides heathi heathi Rayed Blue Polyommatinae Candalidini -
Cyprotides cyprotus cyprotus Cyprotus Pencilled-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini Possibly present
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 -