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

by Stefan Schröder

Hypochrysops hippuris Hewitson, 1874

ssp. hippuris Hewitson, 1874







STATUS: In Papua a rare species, distributed through New Guinea. In Queensland (Australia) and Rouku (PNG) another subspecies nebulosis Sands, 1986 is found.

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

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea, Queensland (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.