Eicochrysops hippocrates - White-tipped blue

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Eicochrysops hippocrates

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Nhago, Coutada 12, Cheringoma,Mozambique.

Species details:

Distribution: Widespread in Sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
PolygonaceaePolygonum (Larval foodplant)
PolygonaceaeRumex (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 274.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 308.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Lycaenidae subfamily Polyommatinae, p. 102, Online Encyclopaedia.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Eicochrysops hippocrates .
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403630, retrieved 20 March 2018

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