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Petrelaea Toxopeus 1929

The Dingy Line Blues

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Polyommatini


A small genus of two species, one Indomalayan, the other ranging from the Andamans to Australia. Members of the African Pseudonacaduba were formerly included in this genus based on superficial similarities of wing pattern.

Other Names for Petrelaea Toxopeus 1929


Corbet, A. S., Pendlebury, H. M. & Eliot, J. N. 1992 The butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. Kuala Lumpur: Malayan Nature Society.

Parsons, M. 1999 The butterflies of Papua New Guinea: their systematics and biology. San Diego: Academic Press.

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