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  • Entomology 74111 MCZ Entomology
  • Thestor rooibergensis
  • whole animal (pinned)
  •    Paratype of Thestor rooibergensis
  • Calitzdorp, Rooiberg Mountain
  • Africa: South Africa: Western Cape
  • 30 September 1998; 13 X 1991 (1991-10-13)
Identifications
Thestor rooibergensis Heath, 1994
Animalia Arthropoda Ditrysia Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Lycaenidae Miletinae Lachnocnemini Thestor rooibergensis
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Thestor rooibergensis Heath, 1994
Animalia Arthropoda Ditrysia Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Lycaenidae Miletinae Lachnocnemini Thestor rooibergensis
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: expert ID
Citations
Heath 1994, Page 146, Paratype of Thestor rooibergensis
The earlier collection date of Oct. 13, 1991, does not match that listed in the publication of Oct. 13, 1990.
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Africa
Country: South Africa
State/Province: Western Cape
Specific Locality: Calitzdorp, Rooiberg Mountain
Verbatim Locality: Rooiberg Mt; CALITZDORP
Collecting Source: unknown
Collecting Date: 30 September 1998; 13 X 1991 (1991-10-13)
Collectors
Alan Heath
Identifiers
additional number: MCZ Butterfly Exhibit, 2000:122.10
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1
Attributes
sex: Male
Ian Butler
life stage: Adult
  Ian Butler
collection: Alan Heath Collection
  Ian Butler
Remarks: [The listed collection date of Oct. 13, 1991, does not match that listed in the publication of Oct. 13, 1990. The later date of Sept. 30 1998, is probably the date the specimen was accessioned into the MCZ's collection. -RLH, 2016]
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