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  • Entomology 213131 MCZ Entomology
  • Lepidochrysops ortygia
  • whole animal (pinned)
  • Nuweveldberge, Beaufort West, Renosterfontein
  • Africa: South Africa: Western Cape
  • 14.x.2011 (2011-10-14)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Lepidochrysops ortygia (Trimen, 1887)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Lepidochrysops ortygia
Identified by Alf I. Curle
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Africa
Country: South Africa
State/Province: Western Cape
Specific Locality: Nuweveldberge, Beaufort West, Renosterfontein
Verbatim Locality: 32 10.725S 22 30.582E; 1642 M Renosterfontein; Beaufort West,; Nuweveldberge; Northern Cape Prov RSA
Locality Remarks: Locality is in Western Cape, not Northern Cape as label states.
Collecting Source: unknown
Elevation: 1642 to 1642 m
Coordinates: 32° 10.725´ S 22° 30.582´ E (Datum: unknown)
H. C. Ficq; 2014-07-14; Source: collection label
Collecting Date: 14.x.2011 (2011-10-14)
H. C. Ficq
additional number: Curle Collection number:PRRLEP0016
additional number: Curle Collection reference number:23
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1
sex: Male
Rachel L. Hawkins
life stage: adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins
collection: A. I. Curle Collection
  Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Good record - far south.
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