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Pieris angelika Eitschberger, [1984]
(Arctic White)

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C AK to YK & N BC

Synonymy

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

Genus Pieris Schrank, 1801

Fauna boica 2(1): 152, no. 1981; 160-170, nos. 1283-1296. Type-species: Papilio brassicae Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 467-468, no. 58, by designation of Latreille (1810), Consid. gén. Anim. Crust. Arach. Ins.: 351, 440. Robbins and Henson (1986), J. Lepid. Soc. 40(2): 79-92, discussed the various generic arrangements and concluded that Pieris [with the following synonymy] forms a monotypic genus related to Perrhybris Hübner, [1825], Itaballia Kaye, 1904, and Ganyra Billberg, 1820.

      =    ‡Pieris Latreille, 1804

Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat. 24(Tab.): 180, 200. Type-species: Papilio brassicae Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 467-468, no. 58, by monotypy. Preoccupied by and a junior objective synonym of Pieris Schrank, 1801.

      =    ‡Mancipium Hübner, [1806]

Tentamen: [1]. Type-species: Papilio brassicae Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 467-468, no. 58, by monotypy. The Tentamen was suppressed by I.C.Z.N. Opinion 97; I.C.Z.N. Opinion 278 placed this name on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 84. A junior objective synonym of Pieris Schrank, 1801.

      =    ‡Danaus Oken, 1815

Lehrbuch Naturgesch. 3(Zool.)(1): 723. Type-species: Papilio brassicae Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 467-468, no. 58, by designation of Crotch (1872), Cist. Entomol. 1(4): 60. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 417 suppressed Oken’s work, making this name unavailable. Preoccupied by Danaus Kluk, 1780, Zwierz. Hist. Nat. Pocz. Gospod. 4: 83, and a junior objective synonym of Pieris Schrank, 1801.

      =    ‡Ganoris Dalman, 1816

K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 37(1): 61-62, no. 8; 86-90, nos. 1-10; tablet 1, no. 8; tablet 2, no. 8. Type-species: Papilio brassicae Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 467-468, no. 58, by original designation. A junior objective synonym of Pieris Schrank, 1801.

      =    ‡Andropodum Hübner, 1822

Syst.-alph Verz.: 2-5, 7-9. Type-species: Papilio brassicae Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 467-468, no. 58, by designation of Hemming (1933), Entomol. 66(844): 199. A junior objective synonym of Pieris Schrank, 1801. This name was spelled “Antropodum” on page 3 of the original description, representing an incorrect original spelling.

      =    ‡Tachyptera Berge, 1842

Schmetterlingsbuch: 19, 92-105. Type-species: Papilio brassicae Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 467-468, no. 58, by designation of Hemming (1934), Entomol. 67(849): 38. A junior objective synonym of Pieris Schrank, 1801.

=    Artogeia Verity, 1947

Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 3: 192-193. Type-species: Papilio napi Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 468, no. 60, by original designation.

 

napi group Robbins and Henson, 1986

J. Lepid. Soc. 40(2): 86.

 

Pieris angelika Eitschberger, [1984]

Herbipoliana 1(1): 340-342, 1(2): pl. 523, figs. 9 ♂ D, 10 ♂ V (holotype); 11 ♀ D, 12 ♀ V, 13-48, pl. 525, figs. 1-50, pl. 527, figs. 1-16, unassociated figs. 1017-1022, 1396-1406, 1598, 1599, 1602 ♂ genitalia, figs. 1581, 1582, 1584-1586 ♀ genitalia.

Original Combination: Pieris angelika angelika

Type Locality: “Canada, Yukon, Keno, 4600 ft.”

Types: Holotype in MGCL.

This name was first proposed by Eitschberger (1981), Atalanta (Münnerstadt) 11(5): 367-370, but without a description; a nomen nudum.

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