oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - On the life-history of Leptomyrina lara (L.) and the reclassification of the Natal form, gorgias (Stoll) (Lepidoptera : Lycaenidae)

Volume 20, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Starting with Trimen, there has always been a doubt in certain Lepidopterists' minds as to the correct placing in the Natal form of Leptomyrina lara (L.) and in order to try and settle the question the life� history of each has been worked out from eggs laid by each form, those of lara from Port Elizabeth and of the other insect from East London. The latter conforms exactly with Trimen's descriptionption of L. gorgias (Stoll).*

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