Calleagris krooni

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Calleagris krooni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Calleagris
Species: C. krooni
Binomial name
Calleagris krooni
Vári, 1974[1]

Kroon’s Flat or Kroon’s Skipper (Calleagris krooni) is a butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found in South Africa, it is only known from Afromontane forests of Mpumalanga.

The wingspan is 43–45 mm (1.7–1.8 in) for males and 47–51 mm (1.9–2.0 in) for females. There is one generation in late summer with peaks from February to April.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Calleagris, Site of Markku Savela
  2. ^ Woodhall, S. Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 2005.