Poritiinae

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Poritiinae
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Poritia phama
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Poritiinae
Doherty, 1886
Genera

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Plate from Hamilton Herbert Druce's Illustrations of African Lycaenidae, figures 1-4: Falcuna, Liptena, Cephetola and Geritola are Poritiinae
Plate from Illustrations of African Lycaenidae genus Pentila

Poritiinae is a subfamily of butterflies, the larvae of which are unusual for feeding on algae and foliate lichen.

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