Taxonomic notes on Liptena fatima (Kirby, 1890), with description of a new subspecies (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Poritiinae)
A lectotype of Liptena fatima (Kirby, 1890) is designated and the subspecies nigeriana ssp. nov. from Nigeria is described. It is shown that L. fatima does not occur in Ghana, and the distribution of its subspecies is defined. It is also shown that the closely related Liptena alluaudi Mabille, 1890 is present in western Cameroon.
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