Lepidochrysops spp. 
 
 
Group:
Insects
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Lesotho, South Africa


Species/Common Names:
Lepidochrysops badhami
Lepidochrysops balli
Lepidochrysops jefferyi
Lepidochrysops littoralis
Lepidochrysops loewensteini
Lepidochrysops lotana
Lotana Blue Butterfly
Lepidochrysops oosthuizeni
Lepidochrysops outeniqua
Lepidochrysops penningtoni
Lepidochrysops pephredo
Lepidochrysops poseidon
Lepidochrysops pringlei
Lepidochrysops quickelbergei
Lepidochrysops swanepoeli
Lepidochrysops titei
Lepidochrysops victori
Lepidochrysops wykehami

Facts Summary:
Lepidochrysops is a genus of insects of concern and found in the following area(s): Lesotho, South Africa.

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Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered

  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Lepidochrysops badhamiVU-IUCN1996South Africa
2. Lepidochrysops balliVU-IUCN1996South Africa
3. Lepidochrysops jefferyiVU-IUCN1996South Africa
4. Lepidochrysops littoralisVU-IUCN1996South Africa
5. Lepidochrysops loewensteiniVU-IUCN1996South Africa
6. Lepidochrysops lotanaCR-IUCN1996South Africa
7. Lepidochrysops oosthuizeniVU-IUCN1996Lesotho, South Africa
8. Lepidochrysops outeniquaVU-IUCN1996South Africa
9. Lepidochrysops penningtoniVU-IUCN1996South Africa
10. Lepidochrysops pephredoVU-IUCN1996South Africa
11. Lepidochrysops poseidonVU-IUCN1996South Africa
12. Lepidochrysops pringleiVU-IUCN1996South Africa
13. Lepidochrysops quickelbergeiVU-IUCN1996South Africa
14. Lepidochrysops swanepoeliVU-IUCN1996South Africa
15. Lepidochrysops titeiVU-IUCN1996South Africa
16. Lepidochrysops victoriVU-IUCN1996South Africa
17. Lepidochrysops wykehamiVU-IUCN1996South Africa

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