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oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A new species of Thestor Hubner (Lepidoptera)

 

Abstract

This interesting species is at once distinguishable from other species of the protumnus group by its general darker colour and especially in the female which is almost black; much unlike the other females of the group which display more orange-yellow on their wings. So far the only known habitat of the species is along the northern face of the Swartberg, on the Swartberg Pass (between Prince Albert and Oudtshoorn) where most probably it exists in many spots.

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1953-11-01
2016-12-03
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