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

by Stefan Schröder


Arhopala leo Druce, 1894

telephus Toxopeus, 1930
leonina Toxopeus, 1930
droa Evans, 1957
louisa Evans, 1957






STATUS: Widely distributed, a common species.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island; Salawati Island; Japen Island; New Guinea: Kaimana, Sorong, Timika. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Moluccas, Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: KSP. Literature (see below).






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