Lepidochrysops methymna dicksoni Tite, 1964

Dickson's dark opal, Dickson's monkey blue, Tygerberg monkey blue

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: c.1962

 

Distribution

Tygerberg Hills, northeast of Cape Town, South Africa

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Type locality: "Cape Province: Tygerberg Hills"

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Tite. (1964). The Lepidochrysops ortygia Complex. Entomologist 97: 1-7.

 

Other references:

Henning, Graham. (2014). Lepidoptera Conservation in South Africa–Part 1. Babbel Blues 2(Spring): 17-24.

Henning, G. A., Terblanche, R. F. and Ball, J. B. (eds.). (2009). South African Red Data Book: butterflies. 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

 

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