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The Whites (Lepidoptera: Pieridae, Pierinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Henk van Mastrigt

Cepora perimale (Donovan, 1805)

ssp. wallaceana (C. & R. Felder, 1865)







STATUS: Not very common. In Papua found in the northeastern part, apart from the holotype of the subspecies wallaceana not yet found in the Birdshead Peninsula.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island; Numfor Island: Namber; Biak Island: Korem, West Biak; Supiori Island: Korido, North Supiori; Moor Archipelago: Hariti Island, Here Island, Moor Island, Mowirin Island; Kosong Island; New Guinea: Ubrub, Waena, Wapoga. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Lesser Sunda Islands, Sulawesi, Moluccas, New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Islands, North and East Australia to Fiji.

DATA SOURCES: KSP. Literature (see below).







Parsons, M., 1998. The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea. Their systematics and biology: 736 pp., 136 colour plates, 26 bw plates with genitalia. Academic Press, San Diego, London, Boston, New York, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto.



last updated on 23nd February 2012