Delias angabungana Talbot, 1928

    angabungana Talbot, 1928

Original Description

Delias angabungana Talbot, 1928

Type specimen(s)

Status: Holotype
Specimen data: HT (♂, XI.1904 - II.1905, A. S. Meek)
Additional information: "Delias pheres angabungana Talbot, holotype ♂, Papua New Guinea: Central Province - labelled 'Angabungana R., afll. of St. Joseph R. Brit. N. Guinea, 6000 ft. [1800 m], upwards. Nov. 04-Febr. 05 (A. S. Meek)/Type (H. T.)', in the British Museum (Natural History);" (Orr & Sibatani, 1985: 18).
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Current country: Papua New Guinea

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Delias angabungana Talbot, 1928
Elevated to a species of Delias Hübner, 1819 by Orr & Sibatani (1985: 18). Treated as a species of Delias Hübner by Yagishita et al. (1993 [1]: 122), and van Mastrigt (2003: 63).


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