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Published: 2021-06-03
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Jamides wananga, a new species from Papua New Guinea and Australia (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)

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Biology Department, City College of New York, City University of New York, 160 Convent Ave., New York, NY 10031, USA; Ph.D. Program in Biology, Graduate Center, City University of New York, 365 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10016, USA; Entomology Section, National Museum of Natural History, Manila 1000, Philippines
Lepidoptera DNA barcoding bochus-group integrative taxonomy Papilionoidea


Jamides wananga sp. n. is described and illustrated from Madang Province of Papua New Guinea and Dauan Island in the Torres Strait (Queensland, Australia). The new species is similar in appearance to several other Jamides Hübner species in the bochus-group. DNA sequence data and morphology were used to distinguish the nominotypical subspecies found on the New Guinea mainland from J. w. roxina subsp. n. on Dauan Island. Notes on the habitat and behaviour are also provided.



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