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Lycaena phlaeas ethiopica (Poulton, 1922)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Heodes ethiopica Poulton, 1922: 86.
Type locality: Uganda: “6000 ft., in the extreme S.W. of Uganda; high country near Lake Kivu and between it and the northern end of Tanganyika”.
Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


The subpsecies ethiopica occurs in south-west Uganda (Ruwenzori Mountains, Kigezi district), the Democratic Republic of Congo (mountains of North Kivu) and north-west Tanzania.

Worth knowing:


Poulton, E.B. 1922. A form of Heodes phlaeas L., in S.W. Uganda. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London 1921: 81-86.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2016.09.20
not reviewed