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The Blues (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae, Lycaeninae) of Papua Indonesia

by Stefan Schröder


Arhopala philander C. & R. Felder, 1865

ssp. pratti Evans, 1957






STATUS: Widely distributed, not a common species in Papua. Represented in Papua by subspecies pratti.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island; Japen Island; Mioswaar Island; New Guinea: Merauke, Sorong. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Moluccas, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands.

DATA SOURCES: KSP. Literature (see below)






Parsons, M., 1999. The butterflies of Papua New Guinea. Their systematics and biology: 736 pp., Academic Press, London.