Australian Museum Journal A new species of Cethosia and a new subspecies of Delias (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae and Pieridae) from New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

Shortform:
Müller, 1999, Rec. Aust. Mus. 51(2): 169–177
Author(s):
Müller, Chris J.
Year published:
1999
Title:
A new species of Cethosia and a new subspecies of Delias (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae and Pieridae) from New Ireland, Papua New Guinea
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
51
Issue:
2
Start page:
169
End page:
177
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.51.1999.1304
Language:
English
Date published:
20 October 1999
Cover date:
20 October 1999
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Digitized:
20 October 1999
Available online:
20 October 1999
Reference number:
1304
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (12kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (2626kb PDF)

Abstract

Two butterflies Cethosia vasalia n.sp. (Nymphalidae) and Delias messalina lizzae n.subsp. (Pieridae) are described and figured from mid to high montane New Ireland. Cethosia vasalia n.sp. and C. obscura Guérin-Méneville are parapatric locally within the Bismarck Archipelago. These two species and their subspecies are compared in detail.

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