Micropentila flavopunctata

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Micropentila flavopunctata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Micropentila
Species: M. flavopunctata
Binomial name
Micropentila flavopunctata
Stempffer & Bennett, 1965[1]

Micropentila flavopunctata, the rare brown dots, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Nigeria (east and the Cross River loop), Cameroon and the Republic of the Congo.[2] The habitat consists of primary forests.


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