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Euchloe naina jakutia Back, 1991
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(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)

Genus Euchloe Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (6): 94. Type-species: Euchloe ausonia var. esperi W. F. Kirby, 1871, Syn. Cat. diurn. Lepid.: 506 (= Euchloe crameri Butler (1869), Entomol. Mon. Mag. 5(59): 271, no. 2; subspecies), by designation of I.C.Z.N. Opinion 177. Opinion 270 placed Euchloe on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 687.

      =    ‡Phyllocharis Schatz, [1885]

In: Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. (2)(1): pl. 8, fig. 2, 71. Type-species: Papilio tagis Hübner, [1804], Samml. europ. Schmett. 1: pl. 110, figs. 565, 566, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Phyllocharis Dalman, 1824, Ephem. entomol.: 21.

=    Elphinstonia Klots, 1930

Bull. Brooklyn Entomol. Soc. 25(2): 87-88. Type-species: Anthocharis charlonia Donzel, 1842, Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. [1]11(2): 197-198, pl. 8, fig. 1, by original designation.


Euchloe naina Kozhanchikov, 1923

Ezheg. gosud. Muz. N. M. Mart'yanova 1(1): 2-3.

Original Combination: E[uchloe]. belia naina

Type Locality: “Sajan-Gebirge am Bujba-See auf der Hoch v. n. 1400 m” [Sayan Mountains, Krasnoyarski Kray, Russia]

Types: Syntypes in ZIN and ZMKU; figured by Back (1991), Atalanta (Münnerstadt) 21(3/4): cpl. 2, figs. 5 ♂ D&V, 6 ♀ D&V, and Chikolovets et al. (2002), Butts. Transbaikal Siberia: pl. 29, figs. 2 ♂ D, 6 ♀ D.

Back, et al. (2008), Entomol. Z. 118(4): 151-169, suggest that this taxon may be conspecific with E. ausonia Hübner, [1804], thus reversing it’s earlier elevation to species rank by Tuzov (1993), Syn. List Butts. ex-USSR: 18, and others.

                   =    ‡"koshantschikoffi" O. Bang-Haas, 1927

Horae Macrolep. 1(3): 40, pl. 5, fig. 15 ♀ D (”holotype”).

Original Combination: [Euchloe belia naina] ♀ ab. koshantschikoffi

Type Locality: "Sajan mont. or.: Kultuk am Baikalsee" implied from the text, "Sajan mont. Minussinsk" from plate. [Sayan Mountains, Krasnoyarski Kray, Russia]

Types: Holotype in the ZMHB.


Euchloe naina jakutia Back, 1991

Atalanta (Münnerstadt) 21(3/4): 193-195, cpl. 2, figs. 3 ♂ D&V (holotype), 4 ♀ D&V.

Original Combination: Euchloe simplonia jakutia

Type Locality: “USSR, Yakutia, Suntar Mts.” [E. Sakha Autonomous Republic, Russia]

Types: Holotype in MGCL.

If it is accepted that the holotype of E. a. ogilvia actually represents E. ausonides, the populations of E. naina in the Yukon may be jakutia or unnamed.



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