Supriya Ghosh

Lachnocnema

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subfamily  Miletinae
Rank  Genus
Family  Lycaenidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
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Lower classifications  Lachnocnema durbani, Lachnocnema bibulus

Lachnocnema, commonly called woolly legs, is a genus of butterfly in the family Lycaenidae found mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Species

Listed alphabetically within species groups:

  • Lachnocnema bibulus group
  • Lachnocnema bibulus (Fabricius, 1793) – common woolly legs
  • Lachnocnema kiellandi Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema laches (Fabricius, 1793) – southern pied woolly legs
  • Lachnocnema pseudobibulus Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema riftensis Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema sosia Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema durbani group
  • Lachnocnema durbani Trimen, 1887 – D'Urban's woolly legs
  • Lachnocnema intermedia Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema tanzaniensis Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema abyssinica group
  • Lachnocnema abyssinica Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema angolanus Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema ducarmei Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema triangularis Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema jacksoni group
  • Lachnocnema jacksoni Stempffer, 1967
  • Lachnocnema emperamus group
  • Lachnocnema bamptoni Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema brimoides Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema divergens Gaede, 1915 – divergent woolly legs
  • Lachnocnema dohertyi Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema emperamus (Snellen, 1872) – common woolly legs or western woolly legs
  • Lachnocnema katangae Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema obscura Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema overlaeti Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema regularis (Libert, 1996) – regular woolly legs
  • Lachnocnema vuattouxi Libert, 1996 – western woolly legs
  • Lachnocnema reutlingeri group
  • Lachnocnema albimacula Libert, 1996 - Libert's large woolly legs
  • Lachnocnema brunea Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema jolyana Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema luna Druce, 1910 – Druce's large woolly legs
  • Lachnocnema magna Aurivillius, 1895 – large woolly legs
  • Lachnocnema nigrocellularis Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema reutlingeri Holland, 1892 – Reutlinger's large woolly legs
  • Lachnocnema exiguus group
  • Lachnocnema exiguus Holland, 1890 – white woolly legs
  • Species group unknown
  • Lachnocnema congoensis Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema disrupta Talbot, 1935 – toothed white woolly legs
  • Lachnocnema inexpectata Libert, 1996
  • Lachnocnema unicolor Libert, 1996
  • References

    Lachnocnema Wikipedia


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