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

by Stefan Schröder

Miletus leos Guérin-Méneville, 1838

ssp. aronicus Fruhstorfer, 1914
acrisius Fruhstorfer, 1914
nineyanus Fruhstorfer, 1914







STATUS: A common species.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Misool Island; New Guinea: Fakfak, Manokwari, Sorong, Warkapi, Wasior (Wandammen Peninsula). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: From the Lesser Sunda Islands through the Moluccas to New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: KSP, RMNH, ZMAN. Literature (see below).






Eliot, J.N., 1986. A review of the Miletini (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). – Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 53 (1): 1-105, 108 figs.; London.