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Aloeides carolynnae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA LEPIDOPTERA LYCAENIDAE

Scientific Name: Aloeides carolynnae
Species Authority: Dickson, 1983

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Gimenez Dixon, M.
History:
1994 Rare (Groombridge 1994)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Only known from Slanghoek Valley, Goudini, near Worcester, Western Cape.
Countries:
Native:
South Africa (Western Cape)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurs in hilly fynbos with open rocky spaces. Flight period is November to March. Larval food plant probably an Aspalathus sp. Flight rapid, butterfly often settling after a short spurt on vegetation or the ground. Only discovered in 1980.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Gimenez Dixon, M. 1996. Aloeides carolynnae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 December 2014.
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