Liptena despecta

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Liptena despecta
Pl.12-10-Epitola langi=Liptena despecta (Holland, 1890).JPG
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L. despecta
Binomial name
Liptena despecta
(Holland, 1890)[1]
Synonyms
  • Pseuderesia despecta Holland, 1890
  • Liptena modestissima Rebel, 1914
  • Epitola langi Holland, 1920

Liptena despecta, the small black liptena, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Nigeria (east and the Cross River loop), Cameroon, Gabon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Uele, North Kivu, Tshopo and Lualaba), Uganda and north-western Tanzania.[2] The habitat consists of forests.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liptena at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Lycaenidae - Subtribe Liptenina