Anthene juanitae Henning & Henning, 1993

Juanita's hairtail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Anthene crawshayi juanitae Henning & Henning, 1993


Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 2012



Limpopo Province, South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Henning, S. F. (1993). Description of a new species of Anthene Doubleday (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) from the Transvaal, South Africa. Metamorphosis 4: 156-158.


Other references:

Coetzer, A. J. (2013). The behaviour and life history of <i>Anthene crawshayi juanitae</i> Henning & Henning, 1993 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Metamorphosis 24: 35-37.

Libert M. (2010). Révision des Anthene africains (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae)., A.B.R.I., Nairobi, Kenya & Lambillionea, Chênée, Belgium, 2010. 

MECENERO, S., BALL, J.B., EDGE, D.A., HAMER, M.L., HENNING, G.A., KRÜGER. M., PRINGLE, E.L., TERBLANCHE, R.F. & WILLIAMS, M.C. (eds) 2013. Conservation assessment of butterflies of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland: Red List and Atlas. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Saftronics (Pty.) Ltd. & Animal Demography Unit. 676 pp.

Williams M.C. (2016). Butterflies and skippers of the Afrotropical Region., CD-ROM.,0,6267191.htmlstory


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