Butterflies of Egypt and East Africa – Special Exhibition

May 1, 2017 – September 15, 2017

Discover thousands of freely flying butterflies in the Butterfly Conservatory, including a special exhibition of Butterflies of Egypt and East Africa. See them flying for a limited time: May 1st through to September 15th, 2017. Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is pleased to be working with the Kipepeo Butterfly Project in Kenya. Kipepeo supports the livelihood of over 700 people and promotes the conservation of the threatened Arabuko-Sokoke forest of coastal Kenya. This special exhibition of free flying Egyptian and East African butterflies is in conjuntion with Egypt: Gift of the Nile, a travelling exhibit from the Royal Ontario Museum, on display in the galleries.

Guide to Butterflies of Egypt and East Africa

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African Moon Moth

Agrema mimosae

African Emigrant

Catopsilia florella

Angola White Lady

Graphium angolanus

Dark Blue Pansy

Junonia oenone

Chestnut Emperor Moth

Melanocera menippe

Coastal Swordtail

Graphium porthaon

False Tiger

Hypolimnas misippus

Foxy Emperor

Charaxes saturnus

Green Banded Swallowtail

Papilio nirus

Large Striped Swordtail

Graphium antheus

Pearl Emperor

Charaxes varanes

Silver Striped Charaxes

Charaxes jasius lasti

Spotted Joker

Biblia ithyia