Lepidochrysops lotana Swanepoel, 1962:291

Lotana blue

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Limpopo Province, South Africa

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Swanepoel, D. A. (1962). Two new species of Lepidochrysops from the Transvaal (Lepidoptera : Lycaenidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 25(2): 291-294.

 

Other references:

Gimenez Dixon, M. (1996). Lepidochrysops lotana. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 20 July 2013.

Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik.

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-south-africa-butterflies-20130717-dto,0,6267191.htmlstory

 

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