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  • Entomology 213114 MCZ Entomology
  • Lepidochrysops wykehami
  • whole animal (pinned)
  • Middelpos, Elandseoogberg
  • Africa: South Africa: Northern Cape
  • 12.ix.2011 (2011-09-12)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Lepidochrysops wykehami Tite, 1964
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Lepidochrysops wykehami
Identified by Alf I. Curle
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Africa
Country: South Africa
State/Province: Northern Cape
Specific Locality: Middelpos, Elandseoogberg
Verbatim Locality: 31 51.389S 20 06.771E; 1386 M; Elandseoogberg, Middelpos; Northern Cape Prov. RSA
Collecting Source: unknown
Elevation: 1386 to 1386 m
Coordinates: 31° 51.389´ S 20° 6.771´ E (Datum: unknown)
H. C. Ficq; 2014-07-14; Source: collection label
Collecting Date: 12.ix.2011 (2011-09-12)
H. C. Ficq
additional number: Curle Collection number:PRLLEP0004
additional number: Curle Collection reference number:6
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1
sex: Female
Rachel L. Hawkins
life stage: adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins
collection: A. I. Curle Collection
  Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Female more blue than other localities. Food plant possible new species not identified.
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