Aloeides braueri

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Aloeides braueri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Aloeides
Species: A. braueri
Binomial name
Aloeides braueri
Tite & Dickson, 1968[1]

Aloeides braueri, the Brauer's copper, is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in South Africa, where it is known from highland hillsides covered in sour grassveld in the Eastern Cape.

The wingspan is 26–28 mm for males and 28–32 mm females. Adults are on wing from October to November and from January to February. There are two generations per year.[2]


  1. ^ Aloeides at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik. ISBN 978-1-86872-724-7.