Heliophorus tamu

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Powdery green sapphire
Male on left, from Adalbert Seitz
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Heliophorus
Species: H. tamu
Binomial name
Heliophorus tamu
(Kollar 1848)

Heliophorus tamu, the powdery green sapphire, is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the lycaenids or blues family.

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