Uranothauma belcastroi

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Uranothauma belcastroi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Uranothauma
Species: U. belcastroi
Binomial name
Uranothauma belcastroi
Larsen, 1997[1]

Uranothauma belcastroi the Belcastro's branded blue, is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Ivory Coast.[2] The habitat consists of upland forests.

Adult males mud-puddle. Adults are on wing in October.


  1. ^ Uranothauma at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Lycaenidae - Tribe Polyommatini (part 1)