Loxura atymnus

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Loxura
Species: L. atymnus
Binomial name
Loxura atymnus
(Cramer, 1782)

Loxura atymnus, the yamfly, is a species of lycaenid or blue butterfly found in Asia.[1][2]


The subspecies of Loxura atymnus found in India are-[3]

  • Loxura atymnus atymnus Stoll, 1780 – Sahyadri Yamfly
  • Loxura atymnus continentalis Fruhstorfer, 1912 – Continental Yamfly
  • Loxura atymnus prabha Moore, 1877 – Andaman Yamfly
  • Loxura atymnus nicobarica Evans, 1932 – Nicobar Yamfly



  1. ^ "Loxura atymnus Stoll, 1780 – Yamfly" at Butterflies of India
  2. ^ "Loxura Horsfield, [1829]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  3. ^ "Loxura atymnus Stoll, 1780 – Yamfly". Retrieved 27 August 2017. 

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