Harman Patil

Teriomima parva

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

Teriomima parva, the poor buff, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Kenya, Tanzania and possibly Mozambique. The habitat consists of coastal and submontane forests.

The larvae probably feed on tree lichens.

Subspecies

  • Teriomima parva parva (coast of Kenya, Tanzania: coast and inland up to Amani, possibly the coast of Mozambique)
  • Teriomima parva beylissi Henning & Henning, 2004 (Tanzania: Manga Forest Reserve)
  • References

    Teriomima parva Wikipedia


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