Facula (butterfly)

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Facula
Balletto, 1993

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


  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.