Facula (butterfly)

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Facula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Facula

Facula is a genus of butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.[1] In Latin the name means little torch[2] , in relation to the bright color worn on the Facula.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species". Natural History Museum. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "facula". universalium.academic.ru. Retrieved 6 September 2012.