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IndigEnous fauna and flora

Species recorded in Springside Nature Reserve. It is probable that these, as well as other indigenous species, can be found in the area encompassed by Hillcrest Conservancy.

 

FLORA AND FUNGI

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Adiantum capillusvenerisMaidenhair Fern
Blechnum punctulatum 
Cheilanthes viridisCommon Lip Fern
Cyathea dregeiCommon Tree Fern
Dryopteris inequalisLobed Wood Fern
Dryopteris athamantica 
Gleichenia umbraculifera 
Nephrolepis biserrata 
Pteridium aquilinumBracken Fern
Pteris cretica varigata 
Todea barbara 
Blenchum tabulare 
Pleopetalus macrocarpa 
Sticherus umbraculiferus
SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Amanita muscariaAgaric, Fly
Auricularia auricula-judaeJudas’ Ear
Clitopilus prunulusThe Miller
Coprinus disseminatusFairies’ Bonnets
Coprinus micaceusGlistening Ink Cap
Coriolus versicolorTurkey tail
DacromycesDacromyces
Lepiota cristataStinking Parasol
PleurotusOyster Mushroom
Podaxis pistillarisFalse Ink Cap
Pycnoporus sanguineusBracket, Tropical Cinnabar
Schizophyllum communeSplitgill
Scleroderma citrinumCommon Earth-ball
Termitomyces umkowaaniiI’Kowe
SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Allopteris semialata subsp. eckloianaBlack Seed Grass
Arastida junctiformisGongoni Three awn
Chloris gayanaRhodes Grass
Ctenium concinnumSickle Grass
Cymbopogon excavatusBroad Leaved Turpentine Grass
Cyperus involucratisUmbrella sedge
Cyperus obtusifoliaWhite flowered sedge
Digitaria erianthaFinger Grass
Eragrostis capensisHeart-seed Love grass
Eragrostis curvulataWeeping Love Grass
Erigrostis racemosaNarrow Heart Love Grass
Harpochloa falxCaterpillar Grass
Imperata cylindricaCottonwool Grass
Melinis repensNatal Red Top
Monocymbium ceresiiformeBoat Grass
Monocymbium ceresiiformeBoat Grass
Panicum dregeanumPlum Panicum
Panicum schinziiSweet Grass
Scleria natalensisSedge species
Setaria megaphyllaBroad-leaved Bristle Grass
Setaria sphacelata var.sericeaGolden Bristle Grass
Themeda triandraRooigras
Tristachya leucothrixHairy Trident Grass

 

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
 Hornwort
 Liverwort (Various different species)
 Moss (Various different species)
Lycopodiella ceruna 
Selaginella kraussiana

 

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Alblzia adianthifoliaFlatcrown
Allophylus dregeanusForest False Currant
Aloe arborescensKrantz Aloe
Aloe ferox A. CandelabrumCandelbra Aloe
Aphloia theiformisMountain Peach
Apodytes dimidiataWhite Pear
Bachmannia woodiiFour-Finger Bush
Bersama lucensGlossy White Ash
Bridelia micranthaCoastal Goldenleaf
Burchellia bubalinaWild Pomegranate
Calodendrum capenseCape Chestnut
Canthium inermaCommon Turkey-berry
Carissa bispinosaForest Num-num
Casearia gladiformisSword-Ieaf
Clerodendrum glabrumCats Whiskers
Cnestis polyphyllaltch-Pod
Combretum kraussiiForest Bushwillow
Crotalaria capensisCape Rattle-Pod
Croton sylvaticusForest Fever-berry
Cryptocarya woodiiCape Quince
Cussonia nicholsoniiNatal Coast Cabbage Tree
Cussonia spicataCommon Cabbage Tree
Dais cotinifoliaPompon Tree
Dalbergia armataMonkey rope
Dalbergia obovataClimbing Flat-bean
Dichrostachys cinereaSickle Bush
Diospyros IycioidesBluebush
Dracaena aletriformisLarge-leafed Dragon Tree
Ekebergia capensisEssenhout (Cape Ash)
Embelia riminata 
Erythrina humeanaDwarf Coral Tree
Erythrina lysistemonCommon Coral Tree
Eugenia natalitiaCommon Forest Myrtle
Ficus IuteaGiant-leaved Fig
Ficus natalensisNatal Fig
Ficus surBroom Cluster Fig / Cape Fig
Gerrardina foliosaKrantz Berry
Grewia lasiocarpaForest Raisin
Halleria lucidaTree Fuchsia
Harpephyllum caffrumWild Plum
Keetia gueinziiClimbing Turkey·berry
Macaranga capensisWild Poplar
Mackaya bellaRiver Bells
Maesa lanceolataFalse Assegai
Maytenus mossambicensis 
Millettia grandisUmzimbeet
Monanthotaxis caffraDwaba-berry
Myrica serrataLance-leaved Waxberry
Ochna natalitiaMickey Mouse Bush
Ochna serrulataSmall-leaved Plane
Pavetta lanceolataWeeping Bride’s Bush
Podocarpus latifoliusReal Yellowwood
Protea caffraNatal Sugarbush
Protea welwitschiiHoney-scented Protea
Protorhus longifoliaRed Beech
Psoralea pinnataFountain Bush
Psychotria capensisBlack Bird-berry
Rapanea melanophloeosCape Beech
Rauvolfia caffraQuinine Tree
Rhoicissus tridentataBushman’s Grape
Searsia dentata (Rhus dentata)Nana-berry
Rothmannia globosaSeptember Bells
Schotia brachypetelaBoerbean
Shirakliopsis elliptica (Sapium ellipticum)Jumping-seed Tree
Strelitzia nilcolaiNatal Wild Banana
Syzygium cordatumUmdoni
Trema orientalisPigeonwood
Tricalysia capensisCape Coffee
Tricalysia IanceolataJackal-coffee
Trichilia dregeanaForest Mahogany
Trimeria grandifoliaWild Mulberry
Xymalos monosporaLemonwood
Erythrina caffraCoat Coral Tree
Searsia chirindensisRed Current
SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Acalypha glandulifoliaRed Catkins
Acalypha peduncularisBrooms & Brushes
Acalypha punctataSticky Brooms & Brushes
Achyrenthes siculaAchyranthes
Aeollanthus parvifoliusPink Spur Bush
Aeschynomene micrantha 
Albuca nelsoniiCandelabrum Lily
Albuca setosaSmall White Albuca
Alectra sessilifloraVerfblommetjie
Alepidea Iongifolia 
Aloe cooperiCooper’s Aloe
Aloe kraussiiBroad-leaved Yellow Grass Aloe
Aneilema aquinoctialeClinging Aneilema
Anthericum cooperiCooper’s Anthericum
Aristea abyssinicaBlue-eyed Grass
Aristea eckloniiBlue Stars
Aristea woodiiWoods‘Aristea
Asclepias albensCartwheels
Asparagus africanusBush Asparagus
Asparagus falcatusYeIlowwood Asparagus
Aster bakerianus 
Asystasia gangetlca 
Athrixia phyllcoidesBushman’s Tea
Barleria obtusaBush Violet
Basanthe polygaloidesMiniature granadilla
Becium obovatumCat’s whiskers
Begonia dregeiDwarf Wild Begonia
Berkheya bipinnatifida 
Berkheya enchinacea 
Berkheya insignia 
Berkheya rhapontica 
Berkheya speciosa 
Berkheya umbellata 
Boophane distichaFan-leaved Boophane
Brachycorythis ovata 
Brachycorythis pubescens 
Callilepis IaureolaOx-eye Daisy
Chaetacanthus burchelliiFairy Stars
Chamaecrista mimosoidesFishbone Dwarf Cassia
Chamaecrista plumosa 
Chlorophytum krookianumGiant Chlorophytum
Clerodendrum hirsutumWild Violet
Clivia gardeniiMajor Garden’s Clivia
Clutia cordataGrassland Clutia
Clutia hirsutaLightning Bush
Commelina africanaYellow Commelina
Commelina erectaBlue Commelina
Conostomium natalenseWild Pentas
Convolvulus natalensisYellow Convolvulus
Corycium nigrescensBlack-faced Orchid
Crassocephalum crepidioides 
Crassula alba 
Crassula sarmentosa 
Crinum macowaniiRiver Lily
Crinum moorreiMoore’s Crinum
Crocosmia aureaMontbretia (falling stars)
Cryptolepis oblongifoliaRed-stemmed Cryptolepis
Cucumis zeyheriWild Cucumber
Cyanotis speciosaDoll’s Powderpuff
Cycnium adonenselnk Plant
Cyperus obtusiflorusWhite-flowered Sedge
Cyrtanthus breviflorusFire Lily – Yellow
Cyrtanthus contractusFire Lily
Desmodium clregeanumMarsh Desmodium
Desmodium setigerum 
Dianthus zeyheriWild Dianthus
Dierama argyreum 
Dierema igneumFairy Bell
Dietes butcherianaForest Iris
Dietes grandifloraLarge Wild Iris
Dietes iridioides 
Dioscorea sylvaticaForest Elephant’s Foot
Dipcadi marlothiDronkui
Dipcadi virideDainty Green Bells
Disa crysostachyaTorch Orchid – Red or Yellow
Disa nervosa 
Disa woodii 
Disperis lindleyana 
Dissolis princepsPurple Wild Tibouchina
Dissotis canescensPink Wild Tibouchina
Drimia elataSatin Squill
Drosera natalensisSundew
Eriosema kraussianumPale Yellow Eriosema
Eriosema rossiEriosema
Eriosema salignumBrown Bonnets Eriosema
Eriosema squarrosumApricot Eriosema
Eriospermum mackeniiFluffy-seed Yellow
Eucomis autumnalisCommon Pineapple Flower
Eulophia calanthoides 
Eulophia ensata 
Eulophia hians (previously clavicornis) 
Eulophia parvilabris 
Eulophia streptopetalaTwisted Petal Eulophia
Euphorbia epicyparissiasWild Spurge
Euphorbia ericoides 
Euphorbia striataMilkweed
Felicia erigeroidesWild Michaelmas Daisy
Geranium flanaganii 
Geranium ornithopodonCrane’s Bill
Gerbera ambiguaPink & White Gerbera
Gerbera piloselloidesSmall yellow Gerbera
Gladiolus appendiculatus 
Gladiolus longicollis 
Gladiolus papilio 
Gladiolus wilsonii 
Gloriosa superbaFlame Lily
Gnidia calocephalaShrubby White Pincushion
Gomphocarpus physocarpusMilkweed
Gymnosporia heterophyllaAngular-stemmed Spike-thorn
Helichrysum acutatumSticky Everlasting
Helichrysum aureonitensGolden Everlasting
Helichrysum aureumCommon Yellow Everlasting
Helichrysum cooperiYellow Everlasting
Helichrysum cymosum 
Helichrysum edenocarpumPink Everlasting
Helichrysum griseum 
Helichrysum kraussiiStraw Everlasting
Helichrysum nudifoliumHottentot’s Tea
Helichrysum oreophilum 
Helichrysum pallidum 
Helichrysum panduratum 
Helichrysum pannosumHelichrysum
Helichrysum ruderale 
Helichrysum umbraculigerum 
Hibiscus aethiopicus L. var. ovatusCommon Dwarf Wild Hibiscus
Hibiscus pedunculatusForest Pink Hibiscus
Hibiscus trionumBladder Hibiscus
Hybanthus enneaspermusLady’s slipper
Hypericum aethiopicum 
Hypoestes aristataRibbon Bush
Hypoxis angustifolia 
Hypoxis argenteaSmall Yellow Star-flower
Hypoxis colchicifoliaBroad-leafed Hypoxis
Hypoxis costata 
Hypoxis hemerocallideaStar-flower
Hypoxis multiceps 
Hypoxis rigidulaSilver-leafed Star-flower
Ipomoea ficifoliaFig Leaved lpomoea
Ipomea simplex 
Jamesbrittenia kraussianaKerriebos
Kniphofia IinearifoliaCommon Marsh Poker
Kohautia amatymbicaTremble Tops
Lagenaria sphaericaWild Melon
Ledebouria cooperi 
Leonotis intermediaBroadleafed Leonotis
Leonotis leonurusWild Dagga
Lessertia stricta 
Littonia modesta 
lmpatiens hochstetteriCommon Wild
lndigofera hilarisRed Indigo Bush
Lobelia ancepsSwamp Lobelia
Lobelia erinusEdging Lobelia
Lobelia flaccidaWild Lobelia
Lobelia pteropoda 
Lotus discolourCoral Plant
lpomoea cairicaCommon lpomoea
lpomoea pellitaGrassland lpomoea
lpomoea wightiiSmall blue lpomoea
Ludwigia octovalvisShrubby Ludwigia
Microglossa mespilifoliaTrailing Daisy
Momordica balseminaAfrican Cucumber
Momordica foetida 
Monopsis decipiensButterfly Lobelia
Monopsis stellerioidesSticky-leaved Monopsis
Moraea spathulataLarge yellow Moraea
Nerina appendiculataNerine
Oldenlandia herbacea 
Ophrestia oblongifolia 
Ornithogalum tenuifolium 
Oxalis semilovaCommon Sorrel
Pachystigma venosumDwarf Medlar
Pavonia columellaPink Pavonia
Pearsonia sessilfora ssp. marginata 
Pelargonium alchemilloides 
Pelargonium luridum: pale form 
Pelargonium schlecteri 
Pentanisia angustifolia 
Pentanisia prunelloidesBroad-leaved Pentanisia
Phymaspermum acerosum 
Plectranthus ciliatusSpeckled Spur-flower
Plectranthus eckloniiLarge Spur-flower Bush
Plectranthus hadiensisWild Purple Salvia
Plectranthus laxiflorusCitronella Spur-flower
Polygala hottentottaSmall Purple Broom
Polygala rehmennii 
Polygala virgataPurple Broom
Protea welwitschiiDwarf Savanna Protea
Pseudarthria hookeriVelvet Bean
Psoralea abbottii 
Pterygodium magnum 
Pycnostachys reticulataSlender Pycnostachys
Pycnostachys urticifoliaBlue Boys Pycnostachys
Rabdosiella calycinaUpland Fly Bush
Raphionacme hirsutaFalse Gentian
Rhyncosia woodii 
Rumex sagittatusClimbing Rumex
Satyrium longicaudaBIushing Bride Satyrium
Scadoxus puniceusSnake Lily
Schizoglossum bidensVariable Split-tongue
Schizoglossum cordifoliumCommon Split-tongue
Scilla natalensisLarge Blue Scilla
Sebaea grandisLarge-flowered Sebaea
Selago hyssopifolia 
Selago tarachodes 
Senecio deltoides 
Senecio latifoliusMolteno Disease Plant
Senecio madagasceriensis 
Senecio polyanthemoides 
Senecio speciosusBeautiful Senecio
Senecio tamoidesCanary Creeper
Smilax ancepsThorny Rope (Leg Ripper)
Solanum nodiflorumSobosobo
Stachys natalensisWhite Stachys
Stoebe vulgarisBankrupt Bush
Streptocarpus molweniensisNodding Bells
Striga asiaticaWitchweed
Striga bilabiataSmall Witchweed
Striga elegansLarge Witchweed
Sutera floribunda 
Syncolostemon densiflorusPink Plume
Tephrosia glomeruliflora 
Tephrosia shiluwanensls 
Tetradenia riperiaLboza / Misty Plume Bush
Tetraselago natalensisNatal Blue Hazel
Thesium natalenseNatal Thesium
Thunbergia alataBlack-eyed Susan
Thunbergia atriplicifoliaNatal Primrose
Trachyandra saltii 
Tritonia distichaRed Tritonia
Triumfetta annua 
Triumfetta pilosa 
Tulbaghia ludwigianaScented Wild Garlic
Typha capensisBulrush
Urginea capitata 
Vernonia angulifoliaTrailing Vernonia
Vernonia capensisCape Vernonia
Vernonia galpinii 
Vernonia hirsutaQuilted-Ieafed Vernonia
Vernonia natalensisSilver Vernonia
Vernonia oligocephalaBicoIoured leaved Vernonia
Vigna frutescensWild Sweetpea
Vigna vexillataNarrow-leafed Wild Sweetpea
Watsonia densifloraNatal Watsonia
Zantedeschia aethiopicaWhite Arum Lily
Zehneria scabra 
Zornia capensisCaterpilIar-Bean
Zornia IinearisNarrow-leaved Caterpillar Bean

 

INVERTEBRATES

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Ant, CocktailCrematogaster peringueyi
Ant, Drop-tallMyrmicaria natalensis
Ant, Grass NestPolyrhachus
Ant, PugnaceousAnoplopelis
Bee, CarpenterXylocopa caffra
Bee, Giant CarpenterXylocopa flavorufa
Bee, HoneyApis melifera
Bee, MembraneFamily: Colletidae
Beetle, Black FleaAltica
Beetle, Hook-winged Net-wingedLycus melanurus
Beetle, Peringueys Spiny LeafOncocephala promontorii
Beetle, TortoiseAspidimorpha confinis
Beetle, TortoiseCassida guttipennis
Beetle, TortoiseCassida innotata
Beetle, Tortoise, BatCassida vespertilio
Beetle, Tortoise, CircularAspidimorpha submutata
Beetle, Tortoise, Fools-goldAspidimorpha icterica
Beetle, Tortoise, Green-wingedCasslda viridipennis
Beetle, Tortoise, IrregularCassida irregularis
Beetle, Tortoise, Leaf-miningNotosacantha badia
Beetle, Tortoise, ScarredLaccoptera cicatricosa
Beetle, Tortoise, Twenty-spotAethiopocassis vigintimaculata
Beetle, Whirligig Lead 
ButterfliesSee list below
Cicada, Giant ForestPycna seimiclara
Cicada, Orange-wingPlatypleura capensis
Cranefly, CommonNephrotoma
DamselfliesSee list below
DragonfliesSee list below
Fly, FleshSarcophaga
Fly, Scuttle I CoffinMegaselia scalaris
Fly, ZebraAnthomya
Fruit Chafer, Common DottedCyrtothyrea marginalis
Fruit Chafer, GardenPachnoda sinuata
Fruit Chafer, MarbledPorphyronota
Fruit Chafer, Orange SpottedMecynorrhina passerinii
Fruit Chafer, SmallLeucocelis haemorrhoidalis (Coastal pattern)
Grasshopper, Common StickAcrida acuminata
Grasshopper, ElegantZonocerus elegans
HangingflyBittacus
Ladybird, HumbugMicraspis striata
Ladybird, PotatoEpilachna dregei
Ladybird, Red HerbivorousEpilachna infirma
Leafhopper, Blue-stripedPoecilocarda cosmopolita
Locust, GardenAcanthacris ruficornis
Locust, RedNomadacris septemfasciata
MonkeybeetlesTribe: Hopliini
Mosquito, BushAeide
MothsSee list below
Pond Skater, ChevronFamily: Gerridae
Pond Skater, StripedFamily: Gerridae
Robber FlyDamalis
Scale, WaxCeroplastes
Shield Bug, Rainbow 
Stink bugDalsira costalis
Stink Bug, GrassVeterna
Termite, Snouted harvesterTrinervitermes
Twig Wilter, GiantPetascelis remipes
Wasp, BrachnoidApanteles
Wasp, Mud DauberSceliphron spirifex
Wasp, PaperBelonogaster
Wasp, Small PaperPolistes
WhiteflyFamily: Aleyrodidae

 

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Acraea, Blood-redAcraea petraea
Acraea, DuskyTelchinia esebria
Acraea, GardenAcraea horta
Acraea, NatalAcraea natalica
Acraea, White-barredTelchinia encedon
Acraea, Yellow-bandedTelchinia cabira
Bar, NatalSpindasis natalensis
Beauty, BushParalethe dendrophilus
Blue, Common Fig TreeMyrina silenis
Blue, Common PeaLeptotes pirithous
Blue, Long tailed PeaLampides boeticus
Blue, RayedActizera lucida
Blue, SootyZizeeria knysna
Border, Common DottedMylothris agathina
Bronze, BushCacyreus lingeus
Bronze, GeraniumCacyreus marshalli
Brown, Common BushBicyclus safitza
Brown, RainforestCassionymphya cassius
Charaxes, Green-veinedCharaxes candiope
Charaxes, PearlCharaxes varanes
Charaxes, SatyrCharaxes ethalion
Charaxes, White-barredCharaxes brutus
Commodore, GardenPrecis archesia
Commodore, GaudyPrecis octavia
Diadem, CommonHypolimnas misippus
Flat, CloudedTagiades flesus
Friar, LaymanAmauris albimaculata
Hairstreak, Purple-brownHypolycaena philippus
Hottentot, CommonGegenes niso
Lady, PaintedVanessa cardui
Leopard, AfricanPhalanta phalantha
Migrant, AfricanCatopsilia florella
Monarch, AfricanDanaus chrysippus
Mother-of-pearl, ForestProtogoniomorpha parhassus
Orange Tip, SmallColotis evagore
Pansy, BrownJunonia natalica
Pansy, BlueJunonia oenone
Pansy, EyedJunonia orithya
Pansy, YellowJunonia hierta
Pie, BlackTuxentius melaena
Piper, PiedEurytela hiarbas
PirateCatacroptera cloanthe
Polka DotPardopsis punctatissima
Sailor, Common BarredNeptis laeta
Sailor, SpottedNeptis saclava
Sandman, CommonSpialia diomus
Swallowtail, CitrusPapilio demodocus
Swallowtail, Green-bandedPapilio nireus
Swallowtail, MockerPapilio dardanus
Swift, Lesser-hornedBorbo lugens
Swift, Olive-hairedBorbo borbonica
Swordtail, Small StripedGraphium policenes
Swordtail, VeinedGraphium leonidas
Tree Nymph, Boisduval’sSallya boisduvali
Tree-nymph, NatalSevenia natalensis
Vagrant, Autumn LeafEronia leda
WandererAcraea aganice
Wanderer, FalsePseudacraea eurytus
White, African CommonBelenois creona
White, Ant-heap smallDixeia pigea
White, Brown-veinedBelenois aurota
Yellow, Angled GrassEurema desjardinsii
Yellow, Broad-bordered GrassEurema brigitta
Zulu, YellowAlaena amazoula
Acraea, Small OrangeAcraea eponina
Acraea, Wandering DonkeyAcraea neobule neobule
Blue, White-tippedEicochrysops hippocrates
Diadem, VariableHypolimnas anthedon
Grass Yellow, AngledEurema desjardinsii
Grass Yellow, Broad-borderedEurema brigitta
Joker, CommonByblia anvatara acheloia
Mother-of-pearl, CommonProtogoniomorpha parhassus
Pansy, SoldierJunonia terea
Sandman, MountainSpialia spio
Skipper, Common HottentotGegenes niso niso
Skipper, Dark HottentotGegenes pumilio gambica
Skipper, Orange-spottedZenonia zeno
Swift, TwinBorbo gemella

 

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Bear, WhiteNyctemera leuconoe
CheetahArgina amanda
Clouded OrangePetovia marginata
DiceRhanidophora
Euproctis, Fine DottedEuproctis punctifera
Flower MothEretmocera syleuta
Hawk, Oriental BeeCephanodes hylax
Humming Bird, AfricanMacroglossum trochilus
King, PearlySylepta ovialis
Magpie, LeopardZerenopsis leopardina
Orange Plume MothCrombrugghia wahlbergi
Pearl, FloridAethaloessa floridalis
Pearl, GreyPionea ablactilis
Pearl, IndianDiaphania indica
Pearl, WindowPhyllodes productalis
Pyrale, Black WedgeDiasemia monostigmata
Tiger, African FalseHeraclia africana
Tiger, Superb FalseHeraclia
Tiger, TricolouredRhodogastria amasis

 

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Cruiser, DartingPhyllomacromia picta
Dropwing, Red-veinedTrithemis arteriosa
Emperor, BlueAnax imperator
Emperor, OrangeAnax speratus
Groundling, BandedBrachythemis leucosticta
PantalaPantala flavescens
Skimmer, Black-tailedNesciothemis farinosa
Skimmer, EpauletOrthetrum chrysostigma
Skimmer, Hintz’sOrthetrum hintzi
Skimmer, JuliaOrthetrum julia
Thorntail, CommonCeratogomphys pictus
Widow, LuciaPalpopleura lucida
YellowjackNotogomphys praetorius

 

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Demoiselle, GlisteningPhaon irridipennis
GoldtailAllocnemis leucosticta
Spreadwing, CommonLestes plagiatus
Sprite, Kersten’sPseudagrion kersteni
Sprite, NatalPseudagrion spernatum
Sprite, SalisburyPseudagrion salisburyense
Bluet, SwampCeratogomphus pictus
Citril, CommonCeriagrion glabrum

 

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Bark orb-web spiderCaerostris sexcuspidata
Daddy long legs spider 
Funnel web grass spiderOlorunia occelata
Long-jawed water orb-web spiderTetragnatha boydi
Rain spiderPalystes
Roman spider 
Tick

 

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Ant Lion 
Centipede, LargeScolopendra
Crab, Natal RiverPotamonautes sidneyi
Millipede, CommonDoratogonus cristulata
Millipede, Pill 
Slug, African BananaElisolimax flavescens
Snail, Agate GranularCochlitoma granulosa
Snail, Krauss’s HunterGulella kraussi
Snail, Pink-lipped AgateCochlitoma immaculata
Snail, White-spired TaiI-waggerSheldonia leucospira

 

VERTEBRATES

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Apalis, Bar-throated 
Barbet, Black-collared 
Barbet, Crested 
Barbet, White-eared 
Batis, Cape 
Batis, Chinspot 
Bee-eater, Little 
Blackcap, Bush 
Boubou, Southern 
Brownbul, TerrestrialBuIbul, Terestrial
Bulbul, Dark-cappedBulbul, Black-eyed
Bush-Shrike, GorgeousShrike,Gorgeous
Bush-Shrike, Grey-headedBush
Bush-Shrike, OliveShrike, Grey Bush
Bush-Shrike, Orange-breastedShrike, Olive
Buzzard, Common (Steppe)Shrike, Orange Bush
Buzzard, Jackal 
Camaroptera, Green-backedWarbler, Bleating Bush
Canary, BrimstoneCanary, Bully
Canary, Cape 
Canary, Forest 
Canary, Yellow-fronted 
Chat, Familiar 
Cisticola, Croaking 
Cisticola, Lazy 
Cisticola, Rattling 
Cisticola, ZittingCisticola, Fantailed
Coucal, Burchell’s 
Crow, Cape 
Crow, Pied 
Cuckoo, African EmeraldCuckoo, Emerald
Cuckoo, Diederick 
Cuckoo, Klaas’s 
Cuckoo, Red-chested 
Cuckooshrike, Black 
Cuckooshrike, Grey 
Darter, AfricanDarter
Dove, Emerald-spotted Wood 
Dove, Laughing 
Dove, LemonDove, Cinnamon
Dove, Red-eyed 
Dove, RockPigeon, Feral
Dove, Tambourine 
Drongo, Fork-tailed 
Drongo, Square-tailed 
Duck, Yellow-billed 
Eagle, African Fish 
Eagle, Crowned 
Eagle, Long-crested 
Eagle, Verreaux’sEagle, Black
Eagle, Wahlberg’s 
Egret, Little 
Egret, Western CattleEgret, Cattle
Falcon, Lanner 
Firefinch, AfricanFirefinch, Bluebilled
Fiscal, CommonShrike, Fiscal
Flufftail, Buff-spotted 
Flufftail, Red-chested 
Flycatcher, African DuskyFlycatcher, Dusky
Flycatcher, African ParadiseFlycatcher, Paradise
Flycatcher, AshyFlycatcher, Bluegrey
Flycatcher, Blue-mantled CrestedFlycatcher, Bluemantled
Flycatcher, Fiscal 
Flycatcher, Southern Black 
Flycatcher, Spotted 
Goose, Egyptian 
Goose, Spur-winged 
Goshawk, African 
Grassbird, CapeGrassbird
Greenbul, SombreBulbul, Sombre
Guineafowl, Helmeted 
Hamerkop 
Hawk, African Harrier-Gymnogene
Heron, Black-headed 
Heron, Grey 
Honeybird, Brown-backedHoneyguide, Sharpbilled
Honeyguide, Greater 
Honeyguide, Lesser 
Honeyguide, Scaly-throated 
Hoopoe, AfricanHoopoe
Hornbill, Trumpeter 
Ibis, African SacredIbis, Sacred
Ibis, Hadeda 
Indigobird, DuskyWidowfinch, Black
Kingfisher, Brown-hooded 
Kite, Yellow-billed 
Longclaw, Yellow-throated 
Malkoha, GreenCoucal, Green
Mannikin, Bronze 
Mannikin, MagpieMannikin, Pied
Mannikin, Red-backed 
Martin, Brown-throated 
Martin, Common HouseMartin, House
Mousebird, Red-faced 
Mousebird, Speckled 
Myna, CommonMyna, lndian
Neddicky 
Nightjar, Fiery-necked 
Oriole, Black-headed 
Owl, African WoodOwl, Wood
Owl, Spotted Eagle-Owl, Spotted Eagle
Owl, Western BarnOwl, Barn
Pigeon, African OlivePigeon, Rameron
Pipit, AfricanPipit, Grassveld
Pipit, Striped 
Prinia, Tawny-flanked 
Puffback, Black-backedPuffback
Raven, White-necked 
Robin, White-browed Scrub 
Robin, White-starredRobin, Starred
Robin-Chat, CapeRobin – Cape
Robin-Chat, ChoristerRobin, Chorister
Robin-Chat, Red-cappedRobin, Natal
Saw-wing, BlackSwallow – Black Sawwing
Seedeater, Streaky-headedCanary, Streakyheaded
Sparrow, House 
Sparrow, Southern Grey-headedSparrow, Greyheaded
Sparrowhawk, Black 
Sparrowhawk, Little 
Spurfowl, NatalFrancolin, Natal
Starling, Black-bellied 
Starling, Cape GlossyStarling, Glossy
Starling, Red-winged 
Stonechat, AfricanStonechat
Stork, Woolly-necked 
Sunbird, AmethystSunbird, Black
Sunbird, Collared 
Sunbird, Greater Double-collared 
Sunbird, Grey 
Sunbird, Olive 
Sunbird, Purple-banded 
Sunbird, White-bellied 
Swallow, BarnSwallow, European
Swallow, Greater Striped 
Swallow, Lesser Striped 
Swallow, Whitethroated 
Swift, African BlackSwift, Black
Swift, African PalmSwift, Palm
Swift, Alpine 
Swift, Little 
Swift, White-rumped 
Tchagra, Black-crowned 
Tchagra, Southern 
Thrush, Cape Rock 
Thrush, Kurrichane 
Thrush, Olive 
Tit, Southern Black 
Trogon, Narina 
Turaco, KnysnaLourie, Kynsna
Turaco, Purple-crestedLourie, Purple Crested
Twinspot, Green 
Wagtail, Cape 
Warbler, African ReedWarbler, African Marsh
Warbler, Barratt’s 
Warbler, Broad-tailed 
Warbler, Dark-capped Yellow 
Warbler, Lesser SwampWarbler, Cape Reed
Warbler, Little RushWarbler, African Sedge
Warbler, MarshWarbler, European Marsh
Warbler, Yellow-throated WoodlandWarbler, Yellow
Waxbill, Common 
Waxbill, Grey 
Weaver – Golden 
Weaver, Cape 
Weaver, Dark-backedWeaver, Forest
Weaver, Spectacled 
Weaver, Thick-billed 
Weaver, VillageWeaver, Spottedbacked
Weaver, Yellow 
White-eye, Cape 
Whydah, Pin-tailed 
Widowbird, Fan-tailedWidow, Red Shouldered
Widowbird, Red-collaredWidow, Red-collared
Wood-Hoopoe, GreenWood Hoopoe, Redbilled
Woodpecker, Cardinal 
Woodpecker, Golden-tailed 
Woodpecker, Olive 
Wryneck, Red-throated

 

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
River Frog, CommonAmietia angolensis
Reed Frog, Painted / Marbled Reed FrogHyperolius marmoratus
Caco, CommonCacosternum boettgeri
Common Toad, African / Guttural ToadAmietophrynus gutturalis
Tree Frog, Natal ForestLeptopelis natalensis

 

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Bat, Yellow HouseScotophilus dinganii
BushbuckTragelaphus scriptus
BushpigPotamochoerus porcus
Cane Rat, GreaterThryonomys swinderianus
Duiker, BluePhilantomba monticola
Duiker, CommonSylvicapra grimmia
Genet, Large-spottedGenetta tigrina
Mole, Hottentot GoldenAmblysomus hottentotus
Molerat, CommonCryptomys hottentotus
Mongoose, SlenderGalarella sanguinea
Mongoose, WaterAtilaz paludinosus
Monkey, VervetChlorocebus aethiops
Otter, Cape ClawlessAonyx capensis

 

SCIENTIFIC NAMECOMMON NAME
Python, Natal RockPython sebae natalensis
Bush Snake, SpottedPhilothamnus semivariegatus
Black Snake, NatalMacrelaps microlepidotus
Adder, Rhombic NightCausus rhombeatus
Herald SnakeCrotaphopeltis hotamboeia
Chameleon, Flap-neckChameleo dilepsis dilepsis
Agama, Southern TreeAcanthocercus atricollis
Gecko, Moreau’s Tropical HouseHemidactylus mabouia
Skink, StripedMabuya striata

 

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