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Keywords chrysoritis, orientalis, opal, drakensberg, rare, endangered, butterfly, kwazulu-natal, bushmans neck
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Description Chrysoritis orientalis, the eastern opal, is a species of butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is endemic to South Africa, where it is found on the southern Drakensberg in KwaZulu-Natal. The wingspan is 18–22 mm for males and 20–24 mm for females. Adults are on wing from October to January, with a peak in December. There is one generation per year. The larvae feed on Thesium species. They are attended to by Crematogaster liengmei ants.
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