Celaenorrhinus chrysoglossa

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Celaenorrhinus chrysoglossa
Figure 5
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Celaenorrhinus
Species: C. chrysoglossa
Binomial name
Celaenorrhinus chrysoglossa
(Mabille, 1891)[1]
  • Ancistrocampta chrysoglossa Mabille, 1891
  • Celaenorrhinus ploetzi Swinhoe, 1907

Celaenorrhinus chrysoglossa, the central sprite, is a butterfly in the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Nigeria (the Cross River loop), Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] The habitat consists of primary forests.


  1. ^ "Celaenorrhinus Hübner, [1819]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Hesperiidae - Subfamily Pyrginae