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Calopieris Aurivillius 1898

Calopieris eulimene (Klug 1829)

the Desert Beauty

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Colotis group


A monotypic genus from eastern Africa and the Arabian peninsula.

Other Names for Calopieris eulimene (Klug 1829)


Ackery PR, Smith CR, and Vane-Wright RI eds. 1995. Carcasson's African butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.

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