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Pieriballia v. viardi (Boisduval, 1836)
(Viardi White)

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S TX (rare stray), E & W Mexico to Honduras

Synonymy

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

Genus Pieriballia Klots, 1933

Entomol. Am. (n.s.) 12(4): 221. Type-species: Pieris mandela C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861, Wien. Entomol. Montaschr. 5(3): 80, no. 30 (= Pieris viardi Boisduval, 1836, Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 439-440, no. 3; subspecies), by original designation.

=    Neogeia Verity, 1947

Farfalle diurn. Ital. 3. Type-species: Pieris mandela C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861, Wien. Entomol. Montaschr. 5(3): 80, no. 30 (= Pieris viardi Boisduval, 1836, Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 439-440, no. 3; subspecies), by original designation. A junior subjective synonym of Pieriballia Klots, 1933.

 

Pieriballia viardi (Boisduval, 1836)

 

Pieriballia viardi viardi (Boisduval, 1836)

Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 439-440, no. 3.

Original Combination: Pieris Viardi

Type Locality: “Mexique”

Types: Holotype (#720034) in BMNH; figured by Abadjiev (2006), Zootaxa 1143: pl. 59, figs. 467 ♀ D, 468 ♀ V.

Recorded from Texas by Bordelon and Knudson (2006), News Lepid. Soc. 48(1): 3.

                   =    habra (E. Doubleday, 1846)

Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. [1]17(109): 22-23.

Original Combination: Pi[eris]. Habra

Type Locality: “Honduras” “at some distance from Balize [sic!]”

Types: Lectotype (#720033) in BMNH, designated by Abadjiev (2006), Zootaxa 1143: 49, pl. 59, figs. 469 ♂ D, 470 ♂ V.

                   =    laogore (Godman & Salvin, 1889)

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(58): 134, no. 7.

Original Combination: Pieris laogore

Type Locality: “Mexico, Dos Arroyos in Guerrero...Oaxaca”

Types: Lectotype (#720032) in BMNH, designated by Abadjiev (2006), Zootaxa 1143: 59, pl. 59, figs. 471 ♀ D, 472 ♀ V.

                         =    ‡”intermedia” (Vázquez, 1954)

An. Instit. Biol., Univ. Nac. Auton. Méx. (Zool.) 24(2): 444.

Original Combination: Itaballia (Pieriballia) viardi viardi f[orma]. fem[inina]. intermedia

Type Locality: “Tezonapa y Presidio, Ver.” [Veracruz, Mexico]

Types: “Holotype” in MGCL.

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