Papilio moerneri

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Papilio moerneri
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P. moerneri
Binomial name
Papilio moerneri
Synonyms

Chilasa moerneri

Papilio moerneri is a rare species of butterfly in the family Papilionidae. It is endemic to New Ireland in Papua New Guinea. It may also occur on New Britain as a second subspecies, P. m. mayrhoferi was described from this island in 1939, but there have been no further confirmed sigtings from this part of its range.

Sources[edit]

  • Gimenez Dixon, M. (1996). "Papilio moerneri". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1996: e.T16000A5348073. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T16000A5348073.en. Retrieved 21 December 2017.