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

by Stefan Schröder


Philiris ziska (Grose-Smith, 1898)

pratti Bethune-Baker, 1908
ssp. ziska (Grose-Smith, 1898)






STATUS: Locally a common species.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island; Japen Island; Supiori Island; New Guinea: Fakfak, Humboldt Bay, Manokwari, Ninay Valley, Snow Mountains, Timika, Wapoga. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea, Australia.

DATA SOURCES: Literature (see below).






Tite, G.E., 1963. A revision of the genus Candalides and allied genera (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Supplement, 14: 199-259.