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Euchloe ausonides coloradensis (Hy. Edwards, 1881)
(Large Marble)

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Arabis perennans S. Wats., Arabis sparsiflora Nutt., Isatis tinctoria L., Sisymbrium altissimum L.

Synonymy

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

Genus Euchloe Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (6): 94. Type-species: Euchloe ausonia var. esperi W. F. Kirby, 1871, Syn. Cat. diurn. Lepid.: 506 (= Euchloe crameri Butler (1869), Entomol. Mon. Mag. 5(59): 271, no. 2; subspecies), by designation of I.C.Z.N. Opinion 177. Opinion 270 placed Euchloe on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 687.

      =    ‡Phyllocharis Schatz, [1885]

In: Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. (2)(1): pl. 8, fig. 2, 71. Type-species: Papilio tagis Hübner, [1804], Samml. europ. Schmett. 1: pl. 110, figs. 565, 566, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Phyllocharis Dalman, 1824, Ephem. entomol.: 21.

=    Elphinstonia Klots, 1930

Bull. Brooklyn Entomol. Soc. 25(2): 87-88. Type-species: Anthocharis charlonia Donzel, 1842, Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. [1]11(2): 197-198, pl. 8, fig. 1, by original designation.

 

Euchloe ausonides (Lucas, 1852)

The relationship between this species and E. ausonia Hübner, [1804], Samml. europ. Schmett. 1: pl. Pap. 113, figs. 582 ♀ D, 583 ♀ V; 64, no. 12 (name given), was explained by Geiger and Scholl (1985), Experientia 41: 24-29, and Back (1991), Atalanta (Münnerstadt) 21(3/4): 187-206.

Revue Mag. Zool. (2)4(7): 340-341.

Original Combination: Anthocharis Ausonides

Type Locality: “Californie”; defined as “San Francisco, San Francisco County, California” by Opler (1967), J. Res. Lepid. 5(3): 191.

Types: Lectotype in MNHP, designated by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (3): 79, figs. 16 ♂ D, 17 ♂ V.

=    ‡ausonides Boisduval, 1852

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10(2): 286, under no. 11.

Original Combination: Anthocharis Ausonides

Type Locality: “dans une grande partie de la Californie”

Types: Holotype in USNM; figured by Verity [1907], Rhop. palae. (21-23): pl. 37, fig. 20 ♂ D.

Preoccupied by Anthocharis ausonides Lucas, 1852, Revue Mag. Zool. (2)4(7): 340-341.

=    ‡”flavidalis” J. A. Comstock, 1924

Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 23(2): 51; 24(1): pl. 10, fig. 10 ♀ D (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Euchloe ausonides var. flavidalis

Type Locality: “Palo Alto, California” [Santa Clara County]

Types: “Holotype” in LACM.

The text clearly indicates that this taxon was described as an individual variant.

=    ‡”semiflava” J. A. Comstock, 1924

Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 23(2): 51; 24(1): pl. 10, fig. 11 ♀ D (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Euchloe ausonides var. semiflava

Type Locality: “San Jose Mission, California” [Fremont County]

Types: “Holotype” in LACM.

The text clearly indicates that this taxon was described as an individual variant.

=    ‡”boharti” Doudoroff, 1930

Pan-Pac. Entomol. 6(3): 143, fig. ♂ V (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Euchloe ausonides [ab.] boharti

Type Locality: “Berkeley, California” [Alameda County]

Types: “Holotype” in Bohart Collection (UCDC).

 

Euchloe ausonides coloradensis (Hy. Edwards, 1881)

Papilio 1(4): 50-51.

Original Combination: Anthocharis coloradensis n. sp.?

Type Locality: “Colorado”; defined as “Turkey Creek Junction, Jefferson County, Colorado” by Opler (1967), J. Res. Lepid. 5(3): 192.

Types: Lectotype in AMNH, designated by K. Johnson (1976), J. Lepid. Soc. 30(4): 253, figs. 2b, 2e ♂ genitalia.

                         =    ‡”montana” Verity, [1911]

Rhop. palae. (30-36): 339, pl. 68, figs. 13 ♂ D, 14 ♀ D, 15 ♂ V; ind. syst.: xxxi.

Original Combination: [Euchloe belia var. belioides] race montana

Type Locality: “hautes montagnes...à 3000 m. Dans le Colorado (Halle Valley)” implied from the text; “Hall Valley, 3000 m., Colorado” from the legend to plate 68. [Park County]

Types: Syntypes in the BMNH.

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