IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

Pitman's Ciliate Blue is known to occur in western and northern Kenya and parts of Ethiopia and Somaliland. The subspecies somalina is currently known be distributed only in Somaliland, whilst the nominate subspecies has a wider distribution in both Kenya and Ethiopia. This butterfly is present in Mt. Elgon on the Kenya-Uganda border and so is assumed to also be present in Uganda. Altitudinally, this butterfly has been recorded from over 1,800 m on the slopes of Mt. Elgon.


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