Aloeides nollothi

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Nolloth's copper
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Aloeides
Species: A. nollothi
Binomial name
Aloeides nollothi
Tite & Dickson, 1977

Aloeides nollothi, the Nolloth's copper, is a species of butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Namibia and the Northern Cape province of South Africa.[1]

The wingspan is 19–22 mm for males and 20–24 mm females. Adults are on wing from August to December and in late summer (from March to April) in a possible second generation. There is usually one generation per year.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Larsen, T.B. (2011). "Aloeides nollothi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2011: e.T889A13089188. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-2.RLTS.T889A13089188.en. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik. ISBN 978-1-86872-724-7.