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Zintha Eliot 1973

Zintha hintza (Trimen 1864)

The Blue-eyed Pierrot

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Polyommatini


A monotypic genus of sexually dimorphic tailed blues from eastern and northern Africa.

Other Names for Zintha hintza (Trimen 1864)


Ackery, P. R., Smith, C. R. & Vane-Wright, R. I. (ed.) 1995 Carcasson's African butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.

Eliot, J. N. 1973 The higher classification of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera): a tentative arrangement. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28, 371-505, 6 pls.

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