oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Observations on Alaena margaritacea Eltringham, a rare butterfly from the Wolkberg

Volume 6, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



This unique butterfly was first discovered by Miss Margaret Kenway in January, 1925, near Haenertsburg. No mention was made of its true locality in the descriptionption, but it can be assumed that it is one of the high mountain peaks of the Wolkberg range south of the village.

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