Lepidochrysops mcgregori

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Lepidochrysops mcgregori
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Lepidochrysops
Species: L. mcgregori
Binomial name
Lepidochrysops mcgregori
Pennington, 1970[1]
Synonyms
  • Lepidochrysops macgregori

Lepidochrysops mcgregori, the McGregor's blue, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in South Africa, where it is found in Succulent Karoo of the Northern Cape.

The wingspan is 28–32 mm for males and 30–33 mm for females. Adults are on wing from late August to early October. There is one generation per year.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lepidochrysops 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.