Aloeides quickelbergei

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

Aloeides quickelbergei, the Quickelberge's copper, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in South Africa, where it is known from mountain slopes in the southern Western Cape.

The wingspan is 24–26 mm for males and 25–28 mm females. Adults are on wing from November to January. There is one generation per year.[2]

References[edit]

  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.