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

by Stefan Schröder


Philiris ignobilis (Joicey & Talbot, 1916)






STATUS: A rare species.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Fakfak, Mt. Goliath, Wandammen Mountains. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Aru Islands, Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: Literature (see below).






Parson, M., 1999. The butterflies of Papua New Guinea. Their systematics and biology: 736 pp., Academic Press, London.