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Leptotes pirithous (Lang's Short-tailed Blue)

Synonyms: Papilio pirithous; Syntarucus pirithous atavica; Tarucus telicanus boeticoides

Wikipedia Abstract

Leptotes pirithous is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. Its common names are Lang's Short-tailed Blue and Common Zebra Blue
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Infraspecies

Prey / Diet

Arachis hypogaea (Earthnut)[1]
Cajanus cajan (Pigeon Pea Bush)[1]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[1]
Glycine max (soybean)[1]
Indigofera tinctoria (true indigo)[1]
Lythrum salicaria (salicaire)[1]
Medicago sativa (yellow alfalfa)[1]
Onobrychis viciifolia (sainfoin)[1]
Pisum sativum (Common Pea)[1]
Plumbago auriculata (cape leadwort)[2]
Quercus ilex (Holly Oak)[2]
Quercus suber (Cork Oak)[2]
Sesbania sesban (Egyptian riverhemp)[1]
Trifolium alexandrinum (Egyptian Clover)[1]

Consumers

Pollinator of 
Antirhea borbonica[3]
Aphloia theiformis (Mountain Peach)[3]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[1]
Cinnamomum verum (true cinnamon)[1]
Croton fothergillifolius[3]
Ixora parviflora[1]
Molinaea alternifolia[3]
Morinda citrifolia[1]
Nepenthes pervillei[1]
Nephrosperma van-houtteanum[1]
Pemphis acidula[1]
Polyscias maraisiana[1]
Psiadia terebinthina[3]
Stillingia lineata[1]
Suriana maritima (baycedar)[1]
Toddalia asiatica (orange climber)[1]

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
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.
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
3Kaiser-Bunbury et al. 2009 Community structure of pollination webs of Mauritian heathland habitats. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 11, 241-254.
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