The Papua Insects Foundation
The Whites (Lepidoptera: Pieridae, Pierinae) of Papua Indonesia
by Henk van Mastrigt
Delias mysis (Fabricius, 1775) (hyparete group)
ssp. nemea Fruhstorfer, 1910
STATUS: This is certainly an Ice Age relict. The species is mainly distributed in North and East Australia and is also found on the Aru Islands. In Papua it is local and restricted to Merauke Area.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Merauke, Ndalir, Sota. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Aru Islands, North and East Australia.
DATA SOURCES: KSP. Literature (see below).
Davenport, C. & H. van Mastrigt, 2008. Revision of Delias mysis (Fabricius, 1775) and closely related species (Lepidoptera: Pieridae). Suara Serangga Papua (SUGAPA) 3(2): 15-31.
last updated on 31st March 2012