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Cigaritis myrmecophila

Wikipedia Abstract

Cigaritis myrmecophila is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found from Algeria through Libya, Egypt and Jordan to Arabia and south-eastern Iran. The larvae feed on Calligonum comosum. They live in the nests of ants of the Crematogaster genus.
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Prey / Diet

Calligonum comosum[1]



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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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