Skippers: small, fastand whirry.‘Odd’-looking (closerto moths), and with ahook on end of theantennae.The African GiantSkipper(Pyrrhochalcia iphis)is common in Lekki
Swordtails: large butterflies with verylong tails. Fond of ‘mud-puddling’Graphium policenes: The CommonStriped Swordtail
Sailers: Black and whiteBrush-foots with adistinctive flight pattern39 species in West Africa,all of which look similar,and some of which canlook identical!How do we know they aredifferent species? What isa species?
Acraea (pl. Acraeidae):Brush-foots with longforewings. Many arepartially transparent(‘Glass-wings’)Almost all Acraeidae arefound in Africa