Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Aloeides
Family: Lycaenidae (Insecta/Lepidoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
pallida
Sub Species
juno
NOTES

A butterfly which normally has a wingspan of about 35 mm. The adults make short, rapid flights before settling on the ground or low vegetation with the wings folded. The larvae feed on Aspalathus plants.


AUTHORITY
Tite & Dickson, 1968
Sub Author
Pringle 1994
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: The upper side of the wings are boldly marked in orange with a black border. The undersides of the wings are brown with lighter patterns
Colour: Orange
Common Name
Copper butterfly
Butterfly
Habitat
NOTES: Generally seen sitting in the road
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
December
All year
Synonyms for Species
Phasis thyra



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