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Anthocharis midea texana Gatrelle, 1998
(Falcate Orangetip)

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Larval Foodplants: Cardamine bulbosa (Schreb. ex Muhl.) B.S.P.

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 midea (Hübner, [1809])

Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl. [142], figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V, 3 ♀ D, 4 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Mancipium vorax Midea

Type Locality: Not stated; suggested to be “Georgien” by Hemming (1937), Hübner 2: 115 (manuscript #31); defined as “vic. Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia” by L. Miller and F. Brown (1981), Mem. Lepid. Soc. 2: 76; neotype from “Wilmington I., near Savannah, Georgia.”

Types: Type(s) lost; neotype in AMNH, designated by dos Passos and Klots (1969), Entomol. Am. 45(1/2): 5-6, figs. 4 ♂ D, 5 ♂ V; this is also the neotype of genutia Fabricius, 1793.

                         =    ‡genutia (Fabricius, 1793)

Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 193, no. 601; cited Jones’ Icones pl. 27, fig. 2; figured by Donovan (1800), Epit. Ins. India: pl. [27], fig. 5 (a copy from Jones’ Icones).

Original combination: P[apilio]. D[anai]. Genutia

Type Locality: “India”; suggested to be “the coastal plain region of Georgia” by dos Passos and Klots (1969), Entomol. Am. 45(1/2): 5; neotype from “Wilmington I., near Savannah, Georgia.”

Types: Type(s) apparently lost; neotype in AMNH, designated by dos Passos and Klots (1969), Entomol. Am. 45(1/2): 5-6, figs. 4 ♂ D, 5 ♂ V.

Preoccupied by Papilio genutia Cramer, 1779, Uitl. Kapellen 3(18): 23-24, pl. 206, figs. C, D; (24): 175 (index).

                   =    lherminieri (Godart, 1819)

Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(1): (118), 197 [sic!; [167]-168], no. 164.

Original Combination: Pieris Lherminieri

Type Locality: “Charles-Town”; neotype from “McClellanville (Charleston Co.), South Carolina.”

Types: Type(s) apparently lost; neotype in AMNH, designated by dos Passos and Klots (1969), Entomol. Am. 45(1/2): 6, figs. 6 ♂ D, 7 ♂ V.

                   =    flavida Skinner, 1917

Entomol. News 28(10): 438.

Original Combination: Anthocharis genutia var. flavida

Type Locality: “Savannah, Georgia” [Chatham County]

Types: Syntypes (#7029) in ANSP; figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 71, fig. 15 ♂ D, and dos Passos and Klots (1969), Entomol. Am. 45(1/2): figs. 2 ♂ D, 3 ♂ V.

 

Anthocharis midea texana Gatrelle, 1998

Tax. Rep. Int. Lepid. Surv. 1(1): 3, figs. 1 ♂ D (holotype), 5 ♀ D.

Original Combination: Anthocharis midea texana

Type Locality: “6 mi. w. of Buffalo, Freestone Co., Texas”

Types: Holotype in MGCL.

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