Chrysoritis beulah

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Beulah's opal
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Chrysoritis
Species: C. beulah
Binomial name
Chrysoritis beulah
(Quickelberge, 1966)[1]
Synonyms
  • Poecilmitis beulah Quickelberge, 1966

Chrysoritis beulah, the Beulah's opal, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae found only in South Africa.

The wingspan is 30–32 mm for males and 32–34 mm for females. It has multiple broods over its flight period from October to February.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chrysoritis 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.