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Actizera Chapman 1910

The Rayed Blues

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Polyommatini


A small genus with two African and two Madagascan species (A. atrigemmata and A. drucei).

Other Names for Actizera Chapman 1910


Ackery, P. R., Smith, C. R. & Vane-Wright, R. I. (ed.) 1995 Carcasson's African butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.

Larsen, T. B. 1991 The butterflies of Kenya and their natural history. Oxford, U. K.: Oxford University Press.

Larsen, T. B. 2005 Butterflies of West Africa. Stenstrup, Denmark: Apollo Books.

Lees, D. C., Kremen, C. & Raharitsimba, T. 2003 Classification, diversity and endemism of the butterflies (Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea): a revised species checklist. In The Natural History of Madagascar (ed. S. M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead), pp. 762-793. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

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