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

by Stefan Schröder

Hypochrysops arronica C. & R. Felder, 1859







STATUS: Rare. The species is represented on New Guinea by the nomotypical subspecies. Subspecies honora Grose-Smith, 1898 occurs on the Bismarck Islands.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island; New Guinea: Kobakma, Timika. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Aru Islands, Papua New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago.

DATA SOURCES: ZMAN. Literature (see below).






Parson, M., 1999. The butterflies of Papua New Guinea. Their systematics and biology: 736 pp., Academic Press, London.
Sands, D.P.A., 1986. A revision of the genus Hypochrysops C. and R. Felder (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Entomonograph 7: 1-116.
Schröder, S., 2013. Notes on West Papuan (Indonesia) Hypochrysops C. & R. Felder, 1860 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Suara Serangga Papua (SUGAPA) 8(2): 41-47.