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Neophasia m. menapia (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1859)
(Pine White)

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

Genus Neophasia Behr, 1869

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 2(3): 303. Type-species: Pieris menapia C. Felder & R. Felder, 1859, Wien. entomol. Monatschr. 3(9): 271, no. 18, by designation of W. F. Kirby [1870], Zool. Rec. 6(1869): 357.

 

Neophasia menapia (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1859)

 

Neophasia menapia menapia (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1859)

Wien. Entomol. Montaschr. 3(9): 271, no. 18; figured by C. Felder and R. Felder (1865), Reise Novara Zool. (2): pl. 25, fig. 7 ♂ D.

Original Combination: Pieris Menapia

Type Locality: “Mormenenlande am Salzsee”; suggested to be “eastern flanks of the Californian or Nevadan mountains somewhere west of the general region of Reno and Carson City, Nevada” by F. Brown (1967), J. Lepid. Soc. 21(4): 272; defined as “pine forest just W of Pyramid Lake Nevada” by Scott (1981), Papilio (n.s.) 1: 2; corrected to “vicinity of Davis Creek Park, Washoe Valley, Washoe County, Nevada” 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. 4 ♂ D, 5 ♂ V.

                   =    ninonia (Boisduval, 1869)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 12: 38, no. 5.

Original Combination: Pieris Ninonia

Type Locality: “dans la partie le plus orientale de la Californie”; defined as “pine forest just W of Pyramid Lake Nevada” by Scott (1981), Papilio (n.s.) 1: 2; corrected to “vicinity of Davis Creek Park, Washoe Valley, Washoe County, Nevada” by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 24.

Types: Lectotype in USNM, designated by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 24, figs. 162 ♂ D, 163 ♂ V.

                         =    ‡”nigracosta” J. A. Comstock, 1918

Lepidopterist 2(2): 13, pl. 4, fig. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ (“holotype”); figured by Comstock (1927), Butts. Calif.: pl. 7, fig. 4 ♂ D.

Original Combination: Neophasia Menapia F. Nigracosta

Type Locality: “high Sierras of Tulare County, California, altitude 9,000 to 10,000 ft. (Near Olancha Peak)”; holotype from “Monache Meadows, Tulare Co., Cal.”

Types: “Holotype” in LACM.

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