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A new subspecies of Candalides geminus Edwards & Kerr, 1978 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) from the Northern Territory, Australia

Braby, Michael

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Candalides geminus gagadju ssp. nov. from the ‘Top End’ of the Northern Territory is described, illustrated and compared with the nominate subspecies C. geminus geminus Edwards & Kerr, 1978 and C. erinus (Fabricius, 1775). It differs from C. geminus geminus by four fixed phenotypic character states, but not in genitalic morphology nor in morphology of the immature stages. The taxon is restricted to sandstone blocks in the higher rainfall areas where it is sympatric with C. erinus, narrowly...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/231146
Source: Records of the Western Australian Museum
DOI: 10.18195/issn.0312-3162.32(2).2017.207-216
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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