Acrodipsas decima Miller & Lane, 2004
Decima Ant Blue
LUCIINI ,   THECLINAE ,   LYCAENIDAE ,   PAPILIONOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

The adults of this species are rather similar to Acrodipsas hirtipes, being brown on top, and fawn underneath with arcs of brown spots. The butterflies have a wing span of about 2 cms.

They have been found in a small area of the

  • Northern Territory.


    Further reading :

    C.G. Miller & David A. Lane,
    A new species of Acrodipsas Sands (Lepidoptera:Lycaenidae) from the Northern Territory,
    Australian Entomologist,
    Volume 31, Part 4 (17 December 2004), pp. 141-146.


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    (updated 31 February 2005, 7 October 2013)