Lachnocnema vuattouxi

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Western woolly legs
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Lachnocnema
Species: L. vuattouxi
Binomial name
Lachnocnema vuattouxi
Libert, 1996[1]

Lachnocnema vuattouxi, the western woolly legs, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Senegal, Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, from Cameroon to Uganda, Kenya and northern Tanzania.[2] The habitat consists of open areas in Guinea savanna and open areas in the vicinity of forests, including degraded agricultural lands.