Hypophytala ultramarina

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Hypophytala ultramarina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Hypophytala
Species: H. ultramarina
Binomial name
Hypophytala ultramarina
Libert & Collins, 1999[1]

Hypophytala ultramarina, the ultramarine flash, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Togo, Nigeria (south and the Cross River loop), Cameroon and the western part of the Republic of the Congo.[2] The habitat consists of forests.


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