Crudaria capensis

Crudaria capensis, the Cape grey, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in South Africa, in the provinces of Western, Eastern, and Northern Cape.

Crudaria capensis
Crudaria capensis imported from iNaturalist photo 15414015 on 23 June 2020.jpg
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C. capensis
Binomial name
Crudaria capensis
van Son, 1956[1]

The wingspan is 20–32 mm for males and 25–34 mm for females. Adults are on wing from October to December. There is one generation per year.[2]

The larvae probably feed on Zygophyllum retrofractum.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Crudaria at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik. ISBN 978-1-86872-724-7.