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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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Müller, 1999, Rec. Aust. Mus. 51(2): 169–177
Author
Chris J. Müller
Year
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
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