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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Polyommatinae > Lycaenesthini > Anthene

Anthene lycaenina Felder, 1868 – Pointed Ciliate Blue

Subspecies in India:

(1) Anthene lycaenina lycaenina Felder, 1868 – Dakhan Pointed Ciliate Blue
(2) Anthene lycaenina lycambes Hewitson, 1878 – Shan Pointed Ciliate Blue
(3) Anthene lycaenina miya Fruhstorfer, 1916 – Miya Pointed Ciliate Blue

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult butterfly observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Assam
1
Karnataka
1
1
1
3
1
2
2
1
Kerala
2
1
1
Maharashtra
3
4
1
1
1
6
8
Mizoram
1
Paschimbanga
1
1
Tamil Nadu
1
All states
4
4
2
1
3
1
6
6
8
10
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., M. Bhakare, K. Saji, P. Churi & Prashanth S. N.. 2016. Anthene lycaenina Felder, 1868 – Pointed Ciliate Blue. Kunte, K., P. Roy, S. Kalesh and U. Kodandaramaiah (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.24. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/637/Anthene-lycaenina
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