Leptotes jeanneli

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Leptotes jeanneli
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Leptotes
Species: L. jeanneli
Binomial name
Leptotes jeanneli
(Stempffer, 1935)[1]
  • Syntarucus jeanneli Stempffer, 1935

Leptotes jeanneli, the Jeannel's blue, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Africa south of the Sahara.

The wingspan is 22–29 mm for males and 26–30 mm for females. Adults are on wing year-round, with a peak from November to April.[2]


  1. ^ Leptotes at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik. ISBN 978-1-86872-724-7.