Pseuderesia eleaza

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Pseuderesia eleaza
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Pseuderesia
Species: P. eleaza
Binomial name
Pseuderesia eleaza
(Hewitson, 1873)[1]
  • Pentila eleaza Hewitson, 1873
  • Pseuderesia catharina Butler, 1874
  • Pseuderesia variegata Grose-Smith and Kirby, 1890
  • Pseuderesia picta Grose-Smith, 1898
  • Pseuderesia nigra Cator, 1904

Pseuderesia eleaza, the variable harlequin, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda and Tanzania.[2] The habitat consists of forests.


  • Pseuderesia eleaza eleaza (Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin, southern Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo: Uele, Tshopo, Equateur and Sankuru)
  • Pseuderesia eleaza katera Stempffer, 1961 (Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo: Uele and Kivu, north-western Tanzania)


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