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Butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera) on Robben Island: Preliminary results from LepiMAP

Megan Loftie-Eaton, Les G Underhill, Eward Doubell

...Some aspects of the biodiversity of Robben Island, in Table Bay, South Africa, have been well studied, while others have been neglected; the bibliography of publications relating to the biodiversity of Robben Island was dominated by birds, especially seabirds. This paper aims to help fill the gap in knowledge of the invertebrates of Robben Island, by searching the LepiMAP database for records from the island. Its objective is to provide an initial list of the butterflies and moths recorded from Robben Island....

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