Uranothauma falkensteini - Lowland Branded Blue

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Uranothauma falkensteini

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, forest stream at above SDH Tea Estates, Sera de Gurué.

Species details:

Note: This species was not listed in Pennington's (2nd edition, 1994) but is recorded for Zimbabwe and Mozambique in Afrotropical Butterflies File M (Williams, 2001-).
Distribution: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville, CAR, Angola, DR Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe.
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Caprivi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Uranothauma falkensteini .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=401850, retrieved 13 June 2024

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