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

by Henk van Mastrigt

Saletara liberia (Cramer, 1779) - Malaysian Albatross

ssp. corinna (Wallace, 1867)







STATUS: The species is widely distributed through Indo-Australia. The subspecies corinna occurs from Aru to New Ireland. Not very common.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island; Supiori Island: North Supiori; Biak Island; New Guinea: Borme, Dabra, Fakfak, Jayapura, Kobakma, Kwerba, Langda, Manokwari, Marina Valen, Nabire, Senopi, Timika, Ubrub, Yusong. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Aru, Papua New Guinea, New Ireland.

DATA SOURCES: KSP. Literature (see below).






last updated on 16th February 2012


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.