Lampides boeticus is a vagrant. There have been eleven sightings, the first in 1964. After another one in 1967, there were none until 1987; the last was in 2003. In addition, it has been found in a supermarket three times as a butterfly and once as a caterpillar. The Dutch Plant Protection Service has been examing African vegetables for this species since February 2002; caterpillars and a few pupa have been intercepted thirty times.
Wynhoff, I., Groenendijk, D., Swaay, C. van, Bosveld, M., Bos, F.
- Bos, F., M. Bosveld, D. Groenendijk, C. van Swaay & I. Wynhoff 2006. De dagvlinders van Nederland, verspreiding en bescherming. Nederlandse Fauna 7. De Vlinderstichting, Wageningen en Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum Naturalis, European Invertebrate Survey, Nederland.