Delias lytaea  Godman & Salvin 1878 red.png

Subspecies and range of Delias lytaea :

No subspecies

. lytaea - New Britain & New Ireland, Bismarck Islands, PNG

          synonym smithi Talbot 1928 (wrongly located from New Georgia)

          synonym georgiana Grose-Smith 1895  (wrongly located from New Georgia)




Notes on Delias lytaea :

Bearing in mind the geographical distribution of the species, it should also be found on the other islands of the Solomons Group. It is quite rare, and not found in many collections.

ssp. smithi is a locality error.

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