Neurellipes rhoko sp. n. from the Cross River Loop, Eastern Nigeria (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Polyommatinae).

@article{Sfin2014NeurellipesRS,
  title={Neurellipes rhoko sp. n. from the Cross River Loop, Eastern Nigeria (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Polyommatinae).},
  author={Szabolcs S{\'a}fi{\'a}n},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2014},
  volume={3860 2},
  pages={
          195-200
        }
}
  • S. Sáfián
  • Published 4 September 2014
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zootaxa
A new species belonging to the recently revised Neurellipes mahota-group has been found in the Cross River Loop, Eastern Nigeria. It resembles the recently described Liberian N. georgiadisi Larsen, 2009, but differs from it by the wing shape and the extent and shape of orange patches on the hindwing, also on the forewing, especially in the discoidal cell. The species is described as N. rhoko sp. n.; a detailed comparison with the other species in the N. mahota-group is given, as well as notes… 

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