Axiocerses bambana

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Axiocerses bambana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Axiocerses
Species: A. bambana
Binomial name
Axiocerses bambana
Grose-Smith, 1900[1]
  • Axiocerses mendeche ab. bistrigata Aurivillius, 1923
  • Axiocerses harpax harpax f. joannisi Dufrane, 1954
  • Axiocerses bambana f. pallida Berger, 1981

Axiocerses bambana is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania and Zambia.[2] The habitat consists of moist woodland.

Adults have been recorded in November, December and March.


  • Axiocerses bambana bambana (Tanzania)
  • Axiocerses bambana orichalcea Henning & Henning, 1996 (south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, central Zambia)


  1. ^ Axiocerses at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Lycaenidae - Tribe Aphnaeini (part 3)