Cassionympha perissonottoi

Assessor: Dave Edge

Sensitive in 2010
Exploitation extent
None - this species and its close relatives are not exploited, collected, traded or utilized in a targeted manner.
Population vulnerability
Justification and references

This species was described in 2013. So far it has only been recorded from two localities (Cap Aghulas and Pringle Bay) and appears to be a rare restricted range species. It has been assessed as "Data Deficient - Distribution" in the 2018 NBA.

Pringle, E.L. 2013. A new species of Cassionympha Van Son (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) from the southern coast of the Western Cape, with a discussion of its possible evolutionary origins. Metamorphosis 24: 38– 43.

Regeneration potential