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The Yellow Whites (Lepidoptera: Pieridae, Coliadinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Henk van Mastrigt

Catopsilia pyranthe (Linnaeus, 1758) - Mottled Emigrant





STATUS: Not very common in Papua and only found at coastal areas. Probably migrating from the West.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Moor Island; Pantai Timur Island; Numfor Island: Namber; New Guinea: Fakfak, Jayapura, Manokwari, Nabire, Sarmi, Sorong, Wasior. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Indo-Australian region from India to North Australia, not found in Papua New Guinea.








last updated on 27th January 2012