Rahul Sharma

Anthene lycaenoides

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Lycaenidae
Scientific name  Anthene lycaenoides
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Anthene
Rank  Subspecies
Anthene lycaenoides
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Anthene lycaenoides, the pale ciliate blue, is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found from Malaya to New Guinea.

The wingspan is about 25 millimetres (1 in).

The larvae feed on Bridelia tomentosa, Rhyssopterys timorensis, Flagellaria indica, Clerodendrum floribundum, Faradaya splendida, Cupaniopsis anacardioides, Pongamia pinnata, Caesalpina crista, Senna alata, Cassia fistula, Senna gaudichaudii and Senna surattensis.

Subspecies

  • A. l. lycaenoides (Ambon, Serang)
  • A. l. pegobates (Holland, 1900) (Buru, Obi, Halmahera, Ternate, Bahcan)
  • A. l. sutrana (Fruhstorfer, 1916) (Kai Island, West Irian)
  • A. l. godeffroyi (Semper, [1879]) (Australia (Darwin, Cape York - Cairns)
  • References

    Anthene lycaenoides Wikipedia


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