Eresina maesseni

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Eresina maesseni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Eresina
Species: E. maesseni
Binomial name
Eresina maesseni

Eresina maesseni, the Maessen's eresina, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, southern Nigeria and Cameroon.[2] The habitat consists of dense, primary forests, including wet and drier forests.


  1. ^ Eresina at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Lycaenidae - Subtribe Liptenina