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Phylaria Karsch 1895

Phylaria cyara (Hewitson 1876)

The Pied Blue

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Polyommatini


A monobasic African forest genus, considered closely-related to Uranothauma (a second species, Lycaena heritsia Hew., formerly associated with Phylaria was moved to Uranothauma by Larsen (2005).

Other Names for Phylaria cyara (Hewitson 1876)


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.

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