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

by Henk van Mastrigt




Catopsilia scylla (Linnaeus, 1763) - Orange Emigrant

ssp. etesia (Hewitson, [1867])
moluccarum Fruhstorfer, 1910
scylloides Fruhstorfer, 1902







STATUS: Widely distributed but in Papua much more rare than the previous species. Probably only migrants from the West.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Jayapura, Sarmi, Sentani. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Pakistan eastwards into Indo-Australian region, New Guinea, Northern Australia, Solomon Islands.








last updated on 22nd January 2012