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Euchrysops Butler 1900

The Cupids

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Polyommatini


An Afrotropical genus, except for E. cnejus, which ranges from the Arabian peninsula to Australia.

Other Names for Euchrysops Butler 1900


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

Corbet, A. S., Pendlebury, H. M. & Eliot, J. N. 1992 The butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. Kuala Lumpur: Malayan Nature Society.

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

Libert, M. 2001 Euchrysops Butler et Lepidochrysops Hedicke: deux genres distincts? description de quatre nouvelles especes et de deux nouvelles sous-especes (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). Lambillionea 101, 351-371.

Parsons, M. 1999 The butterflies of Papua New Guinea: their systematics and biology. San Diego: Academic Press.

Vane-Wright, R. I. & de Jong, R. 2003 The butterflies of Sulawesi: annotated checklist for a critical island fauna. Zoologische Verhandelingen 343, 1-267.

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Scientific Name Euchrysops cnejus
Location Singapore, Chek Jawa
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Budak
Life Cycle Stage adult
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