The Papua Insects Foundation

about us:


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

by Stefan Schröder

Hypochrysops dohertyi Oberthür, 1894

ssp. dohertyi Oberthür, 1894








STATUS: A rare species. In PNG another subspecies occurs, ssp. lucilla D’Abrera, 1971.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Japen Island; New Guinea: Bernhard Camp, Hollandia. Details in gazetteer.

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

DATA SOURCES: RMNH. Literature (see below).






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