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

by Stefan Schröder

Hypochrysops digglesii (Hewitson, 1874)

ssp. digglesii (Hewitson, 1874)
ssp. gerritsi Yagishita, 2003








STATUS: Rare. Localities not specified: “Mainland Irian Jaya and Papua New Guinea” (Sands, 1986).

PAPUA LOCALITIES: ssp. digglesii: mainland of Papua; ssp. gerritsi: Japen Island. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: (ssp. digglesii) Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: Literature (see below).






Sands, D.P.A., 1986. A revision of the genus Hypochrysops C. and R. Felder (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Entomonograph 7: 1-116.