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

by Stefan Schröder


Hypochrysops theon C. & R. Felder, 1865








STATUS: In Indonesian New Guinea represented by three subspecies. All very rare.Subspecies milesius is only mentioned from Southwestern West Papua, probably Fakfak.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: ssp. milesius: Southwestern West Papua; ssp. theonides: Roon Island; ssp. theophanes: Humboldt Bay. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Aru Islands, Papua New Guinea.

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.