oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - The Iife-history of Phasis pyroeis Trim. (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)

Volume 11, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



The larva of this butterfly was first found in 1937 but attempts to rear specimens at that time were unsuccessful. From eggs and larvae obtained during the summer of 1946-47 it has been possible to complete the record of the different stages of this species. This paper descriptionbes the egg, larva and its instars as well as the imago.

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