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Anthocharis cethura catalina Meadows, 1937
(Desert Orangetip)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

 

Synonymy

(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)

Genus Anthocharis Boisduval, Rambur, [Duménil] & Graslin, [1833]

Coll. icon. Hist. Chenilles Europ. (12): pl. Pap. 5; (13): 35. Type-species: Papilio cardamines Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 468, no. 63, by monotypy.

 

Anthocharis cethura C. Felder & R. Felder, 1865

Reise Novara (2): 182, no. 174, pl. 25, figs. 1 ♀ D , 2 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Anthocharis Cethura

Type Locality: “Sonora”; defined as “vicinity of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California” by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (5): 88.

Types: Lectotype in BMNH, designated by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (5): 88, figs. 8 ♀ D, 9 ♀ V.

                   =    cooperii Behr, 1869

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 2(3): 304.

Original Combination: Anthocaris [sic!] Cooperii

Type Locality: “San Diego” [San Diego County, California]

Types: Type(s) destroyed in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.

                   =    angelina Boisduval, 1869

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 12: 40, no. 12.

Original Combination: Anthocharis Angelina

Type Locality: “Los Angelos, dans le sud de la Californie”

Types: Lectotype in USNM, designated by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 25, figs. 174 ♂ D, 175 ♂ V.

                   =    deserti W. G. Wright, 1905

Butts. W. Coast: 50, no. 60; 106, pl. 7, figs. 60 ♂ D (lectotype), 60a ♂ D, 60aa ♂ V, 60b ♀ D, 60bb ♀ D, 60c ♀ V.

Original Combination: [Anthocharis Cethura var.] Deserti; Anthocharis Deserti n. v.

Type Locality: “Colorado Desert of California” “Garnet Knob, Desert...Caliente...Indian Wells”; lectotype from “Garnet Knob, Desert”; defined as “Palm Springs area” by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (11): 132.

Types: Lectotype (#4282) in CAS, designated by Tilden (1975), Occ. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. (118): 9.

                   =    caliente W. G. Wright, 1905

Butts. W. Coast: 50, no. 70; 112-113, pl. 8, fig. 70 ♀ D (holotype).

Original Combination: [Anthocharis] Caliente; Anthocharis Caliente n. s.

Type Locality: “Colorado Desert of California”; suggested to be “Palm Springs area” by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (11): 132.

Types: Holotype (#4288) in CAS.

 

Anthocharis cethura catalina Meadows, 1937

Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 35(3): 177.

Original Combination: Anthocharis cethura race catalina

Type Locality: “Grand Canyon...White’s Landing...Renton Mine...Salte Verde....Catalina Island, California”; defined as “ridge between Renton Mine and Jewfish Point at head of Pebbly Beach Canyon” by L. Miller and F. Brown (1981), Mem. Lepid. Soc. 2: 75, but holotype is from “Grand Canyon,” as recorded by Orsak (1976), J. Res. Lepid. 14: 85, and S. Miller (1985), J. Res. Lepid. 23(4): 290.

Types: Holotype in LACM.

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