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77a0444 – 4206.1   Anthocharis julia Edwards, 1872
Distribution Data for Anthocharis julia
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Distribution: AK, BC, AB, WA, ID, MT, WY, SD, CA, NV, UT and CO but see map for ranges for each state in Insecta Mundi, 0615:5
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Synonymy: Synchloe thoosa Scudder, 1878
Anthocharis inghami Gunder, 1932
Anthocharis duncani Gunder, 1932
Anthocharis coriande Fisher & Scott, 2008
Anthocharis colorado Scott & Fisher, 2008
Taxonomic Notes: Anthocharis julia Edwards, 1872 is raised from synonymy of Anthocharis sara Lucas, 1852 to full species status and includes as subspecies A. j. prestonorum, A. j. browningi, A. j. sulfuris, A. j. stella, A. j. flora and A. j. alaskensis in Stout (2018), Insecta Mundi, 0615: 1-38.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Stout, T.L., 2018. A review of three species-level taxa of the Anthocharis sara complex (Lepidoptera: Pieridae: Pierinae: Anthocharidini). Insecta Mundi, 0615: 1-38.

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