The Papua Insects Foundation
The Whites (Lepidoptera: Pieridae, Pierinae) of Papua Indonesia
by Henk van Mastrigt
Delias mavroneria Fruhstorfer, 1914 (dorymene group)
ssp. mavroneria Fruhstorfer, 1914
ssp. flavidior Rothschild, 1915
STATUS: Mainly distributed in the Central Mountain Range of New Guinea. In Papua represented by two subspecies. The isolated locality in the Arfak Mountains (Mokwam) is remarkable with a wide gap between the next locality of the subspecies in Nabire!
PAPUA LOCALITIES: ssp. flavidior: New Guinea: Karubaga, Kobakma, Landikma, Modio, Mokwam, Nabire, Pass Valley, Sumbole; ssp. mavroneria: New Guinea: Abmisibil, Batimban, Borme, Langda, Mabilabol. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.
DATA SOURCES: KSP.
last updated on 1st April 2012