Tite & Dickson, 1968
The Oreas Copper (Aloeides oreas) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in South Africa, where it is known from the East Cape to the KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg, the Orange Free State and mountain peaks in Mpumalanga near Wakkerstroom.
The wingspan is 21-24 mm for males and 22-26 mm females. Adults are on wing from September to December, with a peak in October and from January to April, with a peak in January. There are two generations per year.
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- Aloeides, Site of Markku Savela
- Woodhall, S. Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 2005.
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