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Anthocharis l. lanceolata Lucas, 1852
(Gray Marble)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

SW OR, N CA, far W NV, S through Sierra Nevada


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

Genus Anthocharis Boisduval, Rambur, [Duménil] & Graslin, [1833]

Coll. icon. Hist. Chenilles Europ. (12): pl. Pap. 5; (13): 35. Type-species: Papilio cardamines Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 468, no. 63, by monotypy.


Anthocharis lanceolata Lucas, 1852


Anthocharis lanceolata lanceolata Lucas, 1852

Revue Mag. Zool. (2)4(7): 338-339.

Original Combination: Anthocharis Lanceolata

Type Locality: “Californie”; defined as “Highway 70 at Soda Creek, E. Branch of North Fork Feather River Canyon, 2500' elev., Plumas County, California” by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (3): 78.

Types: Lectotype in MNHP, designated by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (3): 79, figs. 10 ♀ D, 11 ♀ V.

                         =    ‡lanceolata Boisduval, 1852

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10(2): 284-285, no. 10.

Original Combination: Anthocharis lanceolata

Type Locality: “les montagnes de la Juba”

Types: Syntypes in USNM.

Preoccupied by Anthocharis lanceolata Lucas, 1852, Revue Mag. Zool. (2)4(7): 338-339.

                   =    edwardsii Behr, 1869

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 2(3): 304.

Original Combination: Anthocaris [sic!] Edwardsii

Type Locality: “Downieville” [Sierra County, California]

Types: Type(s) destroyed in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.



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