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.

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New Zealand red admiral 1
Vanessa gonerilla gonerilla
Small
Chatham Islands Red Admiral 2
Vanessa gonerilla ida
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Yellow Admiral 3
Vanessa itea
Small
Boulder Copper 4
Lycaena boldenarum
Small
Common Copper 4
Lycaena salustius
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Glade Copper 1
Lycaena feredayi
4911707643 08eac5da75 m
Rauparaha's Copper 5
Lycaena rauparaha
Small
Common Grass Blue 6
Zizina labradus
Small
Blue Butterfly 7
Zizina otis labradus
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Long-tailed Blue 8
Lampides boeticus
7851385516 9a46508468 m
Southern Blue 4
Zizina oxleyi
Small
Blue Moon Butterfly 9
Hypolimnas bolina nerina
95552182 5e21d53444 m
Black Mountain Ringlet 4
Percnodaimon merula
Small
Butler's Ringlet 10
Erebiola butleri
Small
Forest Ringlet 11
Dodonidia helmsii
4912312552 c2316a1ebc m
Common Tussock 5
Argyrophenga antipodum
Small
Harris's Tussock 12
Argyrophenga harrisi
7851413244 87a73ceb7e m
Janita's Tussock 4
Argyrophenga janitae
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Monarch Butterfly 13
Danaus plexippus
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Cabbage White 14
Pieris rapae
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Large White Butterfly 15
Pieris brassicae
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Australian Painted Lady 16
Vanessa kershawi

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