Eicochrysops hippocrates - White-tipped blue

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Eicochrysops hippocrates

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

Species details:

Note:
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: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Eicochrysops hippocrates .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403630, retrieved 20 November 2017

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