oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A new species of Thestor Hubner (Lepidoptera - Lycaenidae) from the Western Cape Province and notes on the life history of Desmolycaena mazoensis Trimen

Volume 19, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Three papers have been published in recent years by Dr. G. van Son of the Transvaal Museum descriptionbing new species of the genus Thestor Hubner (Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa Vol. IV, 179-196, 1941, Annals of the Transvaal Museum, Vol. XXI, Part 2, 214 - 6, 1949 and Part 4, 439 - 445, 1951). Thus seven new species and two new subspecies were added to the known three species of this group, showing a concentration in the S. W. Cape.

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