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Lepidochrysops methymna dicksoni

 

Species Authority
Tite, 1964
Synonym/s
Common Name
Dickson's dark opal, Dickson's monkey blue, Tygerberg monkey blue
Locality
Tygerberg Hills, northeast of Cape Town, South Africa
Last Record
c.1962
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE Forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/14825/lepidochrysops-methymna-dicksoni-dickson-monkey
Hypodigm
[b]Type locality:[/b] "Cape Province: Tygerberg Hills"
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
 
Tite. (1964). The [i]Lepidochrysops ortygia[/i] Complex. Entomologist 97: 1-7.
 
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
 
Henning, Graham. (2014). [url=https://www.lepsoc.org.za/index.php?option=com_jdownloads&task=download.send&id=78&catid=11&m=0&Itemid=401]Lepidoptera Conservation in South Africa–Part 1[/url]. Babbel Blues 2(Spring): 17-24.
 
Henning, G. A., Terblanche, R. F. and Ball, J. B. (eds.). (2009). [url=https://www.sanbi.org/sites/default/files/documents/documents/biodiversity13butterflies.pdf]South African Red Data Book: butterflies[/url]. SANBI Biodiversity Series 13. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. 158 pp.
 
https://xerces.org/butterflysg/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/2015.03.31-Annual-report-COREL-programme-2014-2015.pdf