Hemiolaus cobaltina

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Hemiolaus cobaltina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Hemiolaus
Species: H. cobaltina
Binomial name
Hemiolaus cobaltina
(Aurivillius, 1899)[1]
  • Hypolycaena cobaltina Aurivillius, 1899
  • Iolaus (Hemiolaus) cobaltina
  • Hypolycaena margites Mabille, 1899
  • Hypolycaena cobaltina f. varnieri Stempffer, 1942
  • Hemiolaus varnieri Stempffer & Bennett, 1958

Hemiolaus cobaltina is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in northern and north-western Madagascar.[2] The habitat consists of forests.


  1. ^ Hemiolaus at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Lycaenidae - Subtribe Hypolycaenina

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