Genus: Orachrysops

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Species indigenous to southern Africa

List from Vári & Kroon (2002).

Orachrysops ariadne (Karkloof blue)         

 

Orachrysops brinkmani (Brinkman's blue)

 

 

Orachrysops lacrimosa (Restless blue)

 

 

Orachrysops mijburghi (Mjburgh's blue)

 

 

Orachrysops montana (Golden gate blue)

 

Orachrysops nasuta (Nosy blue)

 

 

Orachrysops niobe (Brenton blue)

 

 

Orachrysops regalis (Royal blue)

 

 

Orachrysops subrava (Grizzled blue)

 

 

Orachrysops violescens (Violescent blue)

 

 

Orachrysops warreni (Warren's blue)

 

 

Publications

  • VÁRI, L., KROON, D.M., & KRÜGER, M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in southern Africa. Simple Solutions, Chatswood Australia.

 


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