1417 thumb Butterflies of New Zealand

Butterflies native and introduced, found in the wild in New Zealand.

Note: the classifications of NZ copper butterflies is currently being revised, and the old names here may no longer be relevant.

Small
New Zealand red admiral 1
Vanessa gonerilla gonerilla
Small
Chatham Islands Red Admiral 2
Vanessa gonerilla ida
Small
Yellow Admiral 3
Vanessa itea
Small
Boulder Copper 4
Lycaena boldenarum
Small
Common Copper 4
Lycaena salustius
Small
Glade Copper 1
Lycaena feredayi
Small
Rauparaha's Copper 5
Lycaena rauparaha
Small
Common Grass Blue 6
Zizina labradus
Small
Blue Butterfly 7
Zizina otis labradus
Small
Long-tailed Blue 8
Lampides boeticus
Small
Southern Blue 4
Zizina oxleyi
Small
Blue Moon Butterfly 9
Hypolimnas bolina nerina
Small
Black Mountain Ringlet 4
Percnodaimon merula
Small
Butler's Ringlet 10
Erebiola butleri
Small
Forest Ringlet 11
Dodonidia helmsii
Small
Common Tussock 5
Argyrophenga antipodum
Small
Harris's Tussock 12
Argyrophenga harrisi
Small
Janita's Tussock 4
Argyrophenga janitae
Small
Monarch Butterfly 13
Danaus plexippus
Small
Cabbage White 14
Pieris rapae
Small
Large White Butterfly 15
Pieris brassicae
Small
Australian Painted Lady 16
Vanessa kershawi

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