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

by Henk van Mastrigt

Delias sagessa Fruhstorfer, 1910 (geraldina group - sagessa subgroup)

ssp. anjae Schröder, 1977







STATUS: The species is widely distributed in New Guinea with three local subspecies. Subspecies sagessa and ssp. straatmani occurs in Papua New Guinea. This subspecies anjae is the only one represented in Papua, in the Arfak Mountains.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: ssp. anjae: New Guinea: Anggi Lakes, Hing, Irai. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: other ssp. in Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: KSP. Delias of the world (





last updated on 8th April 2012