List of butterflies of Victoria

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Victoria is a south-eastern Australian state. There are over 140 species of butterfly found in Victoria.

This list includes native or introduced species, and subspecies.

Papilionidae[edit]

family: Papilionidae (swallowtails) — 4 species

genus: Graphium
genus: Papilio

Pieridae[edit]

family: Pieridae (whites and yellows) — 12+1 species [†1 introduced species]

genus: Appias
genus: Belenois
genus: Catopsilia
genus: Cepora
genus: Delias
genus: Elodina
genus: Eurema
genus: Pieris (butterfly)

Lycaenidae[edit]

family: Lycaenidae (gossamer-winged blues and coppers) — 39 species

genus: Acrodipsas
genus: Candalides
C. h. alpina
C. h. heathi
C. h. hyacinthina
C. h. josephina
C. h. simplexa
genus: Hypochrysops
genus: Jalmenus
genus: Lampides
genus: Lucia (butterfly)
genus: Nacaduba
genus: Neolucia
genus: Ogyris
O. g. araxes
O. g. duaringa
genus: Paralucia
genus: Pseudalmenus
P. c. fisheri
P. c. zephyrus
genus: Theclinesthes
genus: Zizeeria

Nymphalidae[edit]

family: Nymphalidae (brush– or four-footed) — 28 species

genus: Acraea
genus: Argynnina
genus: Danaus (genus)
genus: Euploea
genus: Geitoneura
genus: Heteronympha
H. b. banksii
H. b. nevina
H. c. cordace
H. c. wilsoni
H. p. alope
H. p. maraia
H. p. sterope
H. s. angela
H. s. solandri
genus: Hypocysta
genus: Hypolimnas
genus: Junonia
genus: Oreixenica
O. k. kanunda
O. k. kershawi
O. l. latialis
O. l. theddora
genus: Polyura
genus: Tirumala
genus: Tisiphone
T. a. albifascia
T. a. antoni
genus: Vanessa (butterfly)
genus: Ypthima

Hesperiidae[edit]

family: Hesperiidae (skippers) — 40 species

genus: Anisynta
genus: Antipodia
genus: Badamia
genus: Cephrenes
genus: Dispar
genus: Hesperilla
H. c. cyclospila
H. c. leucosia
H. d. delos
H. d. patmos
H. i. clara
H. i. idothea n
genus: Mesodina
genus: Netrocoryne
genus: Oreisplanus
genus: Pasma
genus: Signeta
genus: Suniana
genus: Taractrocera
genus: Anisynta
genus: Toxidia
genus: Trapezites
T. s. soma
T. s. symmomus

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