Cupidopsis jobatus jobatus - Tailed meadow blue

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Cupidopsis jobatus
Cupidopsis jobatus

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Besna Kobila, Matobo.

Species details:

Notes: See Cupidopsis cissus for comparison.
Distribution: Angola, DR Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, northern Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Also in Madagascar and Yemen.
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Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 275.
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, File-M Lycaenidae subfamily Lycaeninae, Online Encyclopaedia p. 5.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Cupidopsis jobatus jobatus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402300, retrieved 22 August 2017

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