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Abisara tantalus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Riodinidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Abisara
Abisara tantalus
Similar  Abisara neavei, Abisara gerontes, Abisara kausambi, Abisara bifasciata, Abisara savitri

Abisara tantalus, the blue-spot Judy, is a butterfly in the Riodinidae family. It is found in Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The habitat consists of humid and dense forests.

Subspecies

  • Abisara tantalus tantalus (Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana)
  • Abisara tantalus caerulea Carpenter & Jackson, 1950 (Nigeria: south and Cross River loop, Cameroon, Congo, Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  • Abisara tantalus cyanis Callaghan, 2003 (eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  • References

    Abisara tantalus Wikipedia


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