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 -
Trapezites phigalia Phigalia 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 Probably extinct
Hesperilla chrysotricha cyclospila Chrysotricha Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini Probably extinct
Hesperilla donnysa donnysa
- dark forms
Donnysa Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini -
Hesperilla donnysa donnysa
- pale form flavescens
Yellowish Sedge-skipper Trapezitinae Hesperillini Probably extinct
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) - 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 - -
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 -
Hypochrysops ignitus ignitus Fiery Jewel Theclinae Luciini -
Lucia limbaria Small Copper Theclinae Luciini -
Paralucia pyrodiscus Dull Copper Theclinae Luciini Possibly present
Ogyris abrota Dark-purple Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) Possibly present
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 genoveva form genua Genoveva Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) Possibly present
Ogyris genoveva form splendida Genoveva Azure Theclinae Ogyrini (azures) Possibly present
Ogyris halmaturia Eastern Large 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 -
Candalides noelkeri Golden-rayed Blue Polyommatinae Candalidini Possibly present
Cyprotides cyprotus cyprotus Cyprotus Pencilled-blue Polyommatinae Candalidini -
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 -