Chrysozephyrus jakamensis

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Jakama Hairstreak
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Chrysozephyrus
Species: C. jakamensis
Binomial name
Chrysozephyrus jakamensis
(Tytler, 1915)

The Jakama Hairstreak (Chrysozephyrus jakamensis)[1][2] is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family.


The butterfly was previously classified as Thecla jakamensis Tytler.[3]


The butterfly occurs in India from Nagaland to Manipur,[1][3]



Cited references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Marrku Savela's Website on Lepidoptera Page on Chrysozephyrus genus.
  2. ^ Card for jakamensis in LepIndex. Accessed 16 Jun 2007.
  3. ^ a b c Evans,W.H.(1932) The Identification of Indian Butterflies, ser no H41.13, pp 251.

See also[edit]


  • Beccaloni, G. W., Scoble, M. J., Robinson, G. S. & Pitkin, B. (Editors). 2003. The Global Lepidoptera Names Index (LepIndex). World Wide Web electronic publication.
  • Evans, W.H. (1932) The Identification of Indian Butterflies. (2nd Ed), Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai, India
  • Haribal, Meena (1994) Butterflies of Sikkim Himalaya and their Natural History.
  • Marrku Savela's Website on Lepidoptera [1].
  • Wynter-Blyth, M.A. (1957) Butterflies of the Indian Region, Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai, India.