Supriya Ghosh

Micropentila nigeriana

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Lycaenidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Micropentila

Micropentila nigeriana, the Nigerian dots, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Ghana and Nigeria (west and Cross River loop). The habitat consists of primary forests.


Micropentila nigeriana Wikipedia