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

by Stefan Schröder


Arhopala meander Boisduval, 1832






STATUS: A common species, but restricted to the area around West Papua and the Schouten Islands.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island; Batanta Island; Salawati Island; Mioswaar Island; Biak Island; Supiori Island; Japen Island; New Guinea: Manokwari, Nabire. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Gebe Island, Aru 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.