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

by Stefan Schröder


Arhopala irma Fruhstorfer, 1914

ssp. purpura Evans, 1957







STATUS: A rare species.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Roon Island; New Guinea: Snow Mountains. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Obi Island, Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: Literature (see below).






Evans, W.H, 1957. A revision of the Arhopala group of Oriental Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), London Entomology 5: 85- 141.