Iolaus helenae

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Iolaus helenae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Iolaus
Species: I. helenae
Binomial name
Iolaus helenae
Henning & Henning, 1989[1]
  • Iolaus (Epamera) helenae

Iolaus helenae is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in north-eastern Zambia.[2]

The larvae feed on Agelanthus zizyphifolius vittatus, Agelanthus subulatus and Englerina inaequilatera.


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