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Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)

Имаго  Zizeeria knysna


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Lycaenidae subfamily Polyommatinae tribe Polyommatini genus Zizeeria → species Zizeeria knysna

Species name(s)

Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862) = Lycaena knysna Trimen, 1862 = Papilio lysimon Hübner, [1803] = Zizera lysimon = Zizeeria lysimon = Zizera knysna = Papilio lysimon Hübner, 1798/803.

African Grass Blue


Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Zizeeria knysna

Detailed information with references


  • Spain, Malta, Portugal. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Gibraltar, Spain (mainland), the Canary Islands, Malta, Portugal (mainland). [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Medicago, Melilotus, Acanthyllis, Armeria delicatula, Polygonum equisetiforme, Tribulus terrestris. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Zizeeria knysna


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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