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

by Stefan Schröder

Hypochrysops elgneri (Waterhouse & Lyell, 1909)








STATUS: An Australian species from Queensland which has also been recorded from southern PNG and known from a few specimens from Indonesian New Guinea.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Fakfak, Timika. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea, Australia.

DATA SOURCES: Literature (see below).






Sands, D.P.A., 1986. A revision of the genus Hypochrysops C. and R. Felder (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Entomonograph 7: 1-116.
Schröder, S., 2013. Notes on West Papuan (Indonesia) Hypochrysops C. & R. Felder, 1860 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Suara Serangga Papua (SUGAPA) 8(2): 41-47.