List of butterflies of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Location of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

This is a list of butterflies of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. About 2,040 species are known from the Democratic Republic of the Congo,[1] 181 of which are endemic.[2]

Papilionidae[edit]

Papilioninae[edit]

Papilionini[edit]

Leptocercini[edit]

Pieridae[edit]

Pseudopontiinae[edit]

Coliadinae[edit]

Pierinae[edit]

Pierini[edit]

Lycaenidae[edit]

Miletinae[edit]

Liphyrini[edit]

Miletini[edit]

Lipteninae[edit]

Liptenini[edit]

Epitolini[edit]

Theclinae[edit]

Aphnaeini[edit]

Theclini[edit]

Polyommatinae[edit]

Lycaenesthini[edit]

Polyommatini[edit]

Riodininae[edit]

Nemeobiini[edit]

Nymphalidae[edit]

Libytheinae[edit]

Danainae[edit]

Danaini[edit]

Satyrinae[edit]

Elymniini[edit]

Melanitini[edit]

Satyrini[edit]

Charaxinae[edit]

Charaxini[edit]

Euxanthini[edit]

Pallini[edit]

Apaturinae[edit]

Nymphalinae[edit]

Nymphalini[edit]

Cyrestinae[edit]

Cyrestini[edit]

Biblidinae[edit]

Biblidini[edit]

Epicaliini[edit]

Limenitinae[edit]

Limenitidini[edit]

Neptidini[edit]

Adoliadini[edit]

Heliconiinae[edit]

Acraeini[edit]

Argynnini[edit]

Vagrantini[edit]

Hesperiidae[edit]

Coeliadinae[edit]

Pyrginae[edit]

Celaenorrhinini[edit]

Tagiadini[edit]

Carcharodini[edit]

Hesperiinae[edit]

Aeromachini[edit]

Baorini[edit]

Heteropterinae[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mabille, 1877 Catalogue des Lépidoptères du Congo. [1] Bull. Soc. zool. Fr. 2 (3) : 214-240

External links[edit]