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Species profile—Psychonotis caelius taygetus (small green-banded blue)


Animalia (animals) → Insecta (insects) → Lycaenidae (blues and coppers) → Psychonotis caelius taygetus (small green-banded blue)

Photo of Psychonotis caelius taygetus (small green-banded blue) - McDougall (Rockhampton), A.,QPWS,2008

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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Insecta (insects)
Lycaenidae (blues and coppers)
Scientific name
Psychonotis caelius taygetus (C. Felder, 1860)
Common name
small green-banded blue
Type reference
Felder, C. & Felder, R. (1865). Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera. Reise der ¿sterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von W¿llerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Bd. 2. Abtheilung 2, Heft 2. Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna 137-378 pls 22-47. [266 pl. 33].
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
white-banded blue
Conservation significant
Pest status

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This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0.

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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