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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