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Anthene lycaenina (R. Felder, 1868) – Pointed Ciliate Blue

Subspecies in India:

(1) Anthene lycaenina lycaenina (R. Felder, 1868) – Dakhan Pointed Ciliate Blue
(2) Anthene lycaenina lycambes (Hewitson, 1878) – Himalayan Pointed Ciliate Blue
(3) Anthene lycaenina miya (Fruhstorfer, 1916) – Bornean Pointed Ciliate Blue

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

References:
Ankita Gupta, P. V. Churi, A. Sengupta & S. Mhatre 2014. Lycaenidae parasitoids from peninsular India with description of four new species of microgastrine wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) along with new insights on host relationships. Zootaxa 3827 (4): 439–470

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Lovalekar, R., S. Lokhande, M. Bhakare, K. Saji, P. Churi & Prashanth S. N. 2019. Anthene lycaenina (R. Felder, 1868) – Pointed Ciliate Blue. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.60. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/637/Anthene-lycaenina
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