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Ganyra josephina josepha (Salvin & Godman, 1868)
(Giant White)

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S TX (strays N), E & W Mexico to Panama

Synonymy

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

Genus Ganyra Billberg, 1820

Enum. Ins. Mus. Billberg: 76. Type-species: Papilio amaryllis Fabricius, 1793, Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 189-190, no. 586 (= Pieris josephina Godart, 1819, Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(1): (115), 158, no. 136; homonym), by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 178, no. 466.

 

Ganyra josephina (Godart, 1819)

Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(1): (115), 158, no. 136.

Original Combination: Pieris Josephina

Type Locality: Not stated; suggested to be “Hispaniola” by W. Comstock (1943), Am. Mus. Novit. (1229): 5; syntypes from “St. Domingo and Mexico,” as documented by Grimshaw (1897), Trans. R. Soc. Edinburgh 39, part I(1): 6.

Types: Syntypes in MNHP and RSME.

 

Ganyra josephina josepha (Salvin & Godman, 1868)

Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4)2(8): 150, no. 22.

Original Combination: Pieris Josepha

Type Locality: “Guatemala (valley of the Polochic) and Mexico (Oaxaca), Nicaragua”; lectotype from “Polochic, Guatemala.”

Types: Lectotype (#720254) in BMNH, designated by Abadjiev (2006), Zootaxa 1143: 57, pl. 66, figs. 523 ♀ D, 524 ♀ V.

                   =    protasia (Fruhstorfer, 1907)

Soc. Entomol. 22(18): 139.

Original Combination: [Pieris] amaryllis protasia

Type Locality: “Honduras...Nicaragua”; lectotype from “San Pedro Sula, Honduras.”

Types: Lectotype (#720246) in BMNH, designated by Abadjiev (2006), Zootaxa 1143: 100, pl. 66, figs. 525 ♂ D, 526 ♂ V.

                         =    ‡”gervasia” (Fruhstorfer, 1907)

Soc. Entomol. 22(18): 139.

Original Combination: [Pieris amaryllis josepha] ♀ forma gervasia

Type Locality: “Süd-Mexiko”

Types: “Syntype” (#720245) in BMNH.

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