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Euchloe olympia (W. H. Edwards, 1871)
(Olympia Marble)

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S ALTA to NE NM & C TX, prairies E to S ONT + Appalachians

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 olympia (W. H. Edwards, 1871)

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 3(3/4): 266-267, no. 1; figured by W. H. Edwards (1874), Butts. N. Am. 2(1): pl. Anthocharis 1, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V, 3 ♀ D, 4 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Anthocaris [sic!] Olympia

Type Locality: “Coalburgh, W. Va...Dallas, Texas”; lectotype from “Kan.” [Kanawha County, West Virginia]

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown (1973), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 99(1): 33, fig. 1 ♂ D&V.

            =    rosa (W. H. Edwards, 1882)

Papilio 2(3): 45-46, no. 1; figured by W. H. Edwards (1889), Butts. N. Am. 3(7): pl. Anthocharis 2, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V, 3 ♀ D, 4 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Anthocharis Rosa

Type Locality: “western Texas”; defined as “Wichita County, Texas” by F. Brown (1973), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 99(1): 34-35.

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown (1973), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 99(1): fig. 2 ♂ D&V.

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