Afrotropical Butterflies


 

Kenya

582,646 square km

Endemic Butterflies [34 species]
 

Abantis meru Evans, 1947
Acraea aubyni (Eltringham, 1912)
Acraea magnifica Carpenter & Jackson, 1950
Acraea matuapa Grose-Smith, 1889
Anthene bjoernstadi Collins & Larsen, 1991
Aphnaeus neavei Bethune-Baker, 1926
Aphnaeus williamsi Carcasson, 1964
Axiocerses collinsi Henning & Henning, 1996
Baliochila confusa Henning & Henning, 2004
Baliochila minima  (Hawker-Smith, 1933)
Capys calpurnia Henning & Henning, 1988
Capys collinsi Henning & Henning, 1988
Capys cupreus Henning & Henning, 1988
Capys hermes Henning & Henning, 1988
Capys juliae Henning & Henning, 1988
Capys meruensis Henning & Henning, 1988
Celaenorrhinus lourentis de Jong, 1976
Charaxes baileyi van Someren, 1958
Charaxes nandina Rothschild & Jordan, 1901
Chloroselas trembathi Collins & Larsen, 1991
Chloroselas vansomereni Jackson, 1966
Cymothoe teita van Someren, 1939
Eicochrysops rogersi Bethune-Baker, 1924
Euchrysops horus (Stoneham, 1938)
Iolaus arborifera (Butler, 1901)
Kedestes nancy Collins & Larsen, 1991
Lepidochrysops elgonae Stempffer, 1950
Lepidochrysops kitale (Stempffer, 1936)
Leptotes adamsoni Collins & Larsen, 1991
Metisella kakamega de Jong, 1976
Neptis katama Collins & Larsen, 1991
Paracleros staudei Collins & Larsen, 2000
Spialia kituina (Karsch, 1896)
Stugeta carpenteri (Stempffer, 1946)
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

 
 
 

Butterfly checklists for protected areas:
Arabuko-Sokoke Forest (Reid, 1996; Ayiemba, 1997)
Coastal forest fragments (Rogo & Odulaja, 2001)
Kakamega Forest (Emmel & Warren, 1993)
Masai Mara (Emmel & Warren, 1993)
Mount Kenya (Hecq, 1977c; Klinzing, 1978)
Taita Hills (Tetlow, 1987)

Protected areas:

Aberdare National Park Marsabit National Reserve
Amboseli National Park Masai Mara National Reserve
Arabuko Sokoke National Park Mbololo Nature Reserve
Arabuko Sokoke Nature Reserve Meru National Park
Arawale National Reserve Mombasa Marine National Park
Bisanadi National Reserve Mombasa Marine National Reserve
Boni National Reserve Mount Elgon National Park
Buffalo Springs National Reserve Mount Kenya National Park
Central Island National Park Mpunguti Marine National Reserve
Cheptugen-Kapchemutwa Nature Reserve Mwea National Reserve
Chyulu National Park Nairobi National Park
Dodori National Reserve Nandi North Nature Reserve
Hellís Gate National Park Nasolot National Reserve
Kaimosi Forest Nature Reserve Ndere Island National Park
Kakamega National Reserve Ngai Ndethya National Reserve
Kamnarok National Reserve North Kitui National Reserve
Kaptagat Forest Nature Reserve Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park
Karura Nature Reserve Rahole National Reserve
Katimok Kabarnet Nature Reserve Ruma National Park
Kerio Valley National Reserve Saiwa Swamp National Park
Kisite/Mpunguti Marine National Park Samburu National Reserve
Kisumu Impala Game Sanctuary Shaba National Reserve
Kiunga Marine National Reserve Shimba Hills National Reserve
Kora National Park Sibiloi National Park
Laikipia National Reserve South Island National Park
Lake Bogoria National Reserve South Kitui National Reserve
Lake Nakuru National Park South Turkana National Reserve
Langata Nature Reserve South-Western Mau Nature Reserve
Longonot National Park Tana River Primate National Reserve
Losai National Reserve Tsavo East National Park
Malindi Marine National Park Tsavo West National Park
Malindi Marine National Reserve Uaso Narok Nature Reserve
Malka Mari National Park Watamu Marine National Park
Maralai Game Sanctuary Watamu Marine National Reserve

 


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