|Genus:|| Tongeia |
Tongeia is a Palearctic genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae found in temperate East Asia. Most species are endemic to China and many species are recently described from China. The best known species is the more widely distributed Tongeia fischeri (Fischer's blue).
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Tongeia ion is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It was described by John Henry Leech in 1891. Tongeia ion closely resembles Tongeia fischeri.