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

by Stefan Schröder


Horaga syrinx (C. Felder, 1860)

ssp. schoutensis Joicey & Talbot, 1916






STATUS: This rare subspecies is endemic on the Schouten Islands.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Biak Island; Numfor Island. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: The species ranges throughout the Indo-Australian region, including Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: KSP. Literature (see below).






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