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Woodhall’s Butterflies of South Africa

The definitive butterfly ID guide for South Africa. 
Explore, identify and learn about over 800 butterfly species with Woodhall’s Butterflies of South Africa  app, a comprehensive new field tool written and photographed by butterfly expert Steve Woodhall. 

Designed for easy identification of all butterflies likely to be seen in South Africa, this app supplies a wealth of information, from butterfly biology, behaviour and anatomy to flight periods and geographical distribution. It explores South Africa’s diverse butterfly species, many of which are endemic - found nowhere else in the world.


  • Features more than 800 South African species
  • Identify species by upperside or underside colour, pattern, size, habitat and flight period
  • Nearly 3000 vibrant photographs showing males and females, uppersides and undersides, and diverse colour forms
  • Search by region or by GPS
  • Up-to-date, accurate information on family groups and individual species
  • Compare two species side by side
  • Keep track of your sightings in a Life List
  • Search by English or scientific names
>> Click here to watch  the Woodhall’s Butterflies of South Africa  app demo video.