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LepiMAP:   2975
Province:   Limpopo
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2430BD
Observer:   Sharp I.C. & Sharp A.
Date of record:   2008-05-24
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Struggled to get good photos of this species and could not find it again on subsequent visits.
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:23:30
Sp. code:   464770
Species name:   Oraidium barberae
Common name:   Dwarf blue -- Dwerg bloutjie
Family:   LYCAENIDAE
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=LepiMAP-2975
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 2975 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Andre Coetzer
Comment:  
Date:   2009-05-14 15:53:51
Species name:   Oraidium barberae -- Dwarf blue; Dwerg bloutjie
Species code:   464770
Comment number:   2
By:   Steve Woodhall
Comment:   No, it's Brephidium metophis. O.barberae lacks the hindwing marginal spots.
Date:   2009-05-14 15:53:51
Species name:   Brephidium metophis -- Tinktinkie pygmy blue; Tinktinkie bloutjie
Species code:   464750
Comment number:   3
By:   Graham Henning
Comment:  
Date:   2009-05-14 15:53:51
Species name:   Oraidium barberae -- Dwarf blue; Dwerg bloutjie
Species code:   464770

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