Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Pseudopieris Godman & Salvin, 1890 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 187.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : DISMORPHIINAE

Type-species:
Pieris nehemia Boisduval, 1836. In: Boisduval & GuenĂ©e, Hist. nat. Ins. 1: 528.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

Notes:
See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Rhopalocera volume 2

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Pieridae in Wikipedia.

See images at Butterflies of America.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to PSEUDOPIERIS and included species.


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