Girish Mahajan

Teriomima subpunctata

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

Teriomima subpunctata, the white buff, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found along the coast of Kenya and in Tanzania (from the coast inland to the Usambara and Uluguru districts). The habitat consists of coastal and lowland forests at altitudes ranging from sea level to 1,200 metres.

The larvae feed on tree lichens.

References

Teriomima subpunctata Wikipedia


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