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Anthene lusones

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Lycaenidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Anthene
Anthene lusones
Similar  Tuxentius carana, Pentila pauli, Megalopalpus zymna, Cerautola crowleyi, Iolaus timon

Anthene lusones, the large red-spot ciliate blue, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, Angola, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania. The habitat consists of forests.

Subspecies

  • Anthene lusones lusones (Nigeria: south and the Cross River loop, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Angola, Central African Republic, southern Sudan, Uganda, north-western Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo: Uele, Tshopo, Sankuru and Lualaba)
  • Anthene lusones fulvimacula (Mabille, 1890) (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana)
  • References

    Anthene lusones Wikipedia


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