Grass BluesAndrew V. Z. Brower
- Zizeeria karsandra
- Zizeeria knysna
IntroductionA small genus of two widespread species. Z. knysna is mainly African (extending to southern Spain and Arabia), while Z. karsandra ranges from the Arabian peninsula (where the two overlap) to Australia. Later instar larvae are facultatively attended by ants (Ackery et al. 1995).
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