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ⓘ Lathys Liptena. Liptena submacula, the Lathys liptena, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Nig ..




Lathys Liptena
                                     

ⓘ Lathys liptena

Liptena submacula, the Lathys liptena, is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Nigeria. The habitat consists of forests.

                                     

1. Subspecies

  • L. s. maesseni Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974 Ghana: Volta Region
  • L. s. liberiana Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
  • L. s. submacula southern Nigeria
  • L. s. tringa Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974 eastern Ivory Coast, Ghana: Ashanti