Diopetes kakumi, a new hairstreak from Kakum National Park, Ghana (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae).

T. B. Larsen


The Lycaenid Diopetes kakumi n. sp. is described from the Kakum National Park in Ghana. Both sexes are illustrated in colour. The male colour pattern differs strongly from any other member of the genus.


Africa; behavior; Cameroon; Deudorix; Diopetes kakumi n. sp.; distribution; Ethiopian; Gabon; Ghana; Hypokopelates; Philodeudorix; Rhopalocera; Senegal; taxonomy; Togo

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