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77a0445 – 4206.2   Anthocharis thoosa (Scudder, 1878)
Distribution Data for Anthocharis thoosa
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Distribution: NV, ID, UT, CA, AZ, NM, CO, TX but see map for ranges for each state in Insecta Mundi, 0615:5
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Synonymy: Anthocharis julia Edwards, 1872
Anthocharis alaskensis Gunder, 1932
Anthocharis flora Wright, 1892
Anthocharis sulfuris Pelham, 2008
Anthocharis columbia Scott & Kondla, 2008
Anthocharis sulfuris Gunder, 1931
Anthocharis stella Edwards, 1879
Anthocharis browningi Skinner, 1906
Anthocharis prestonorum Stout, 2012
Taxonomic Notes: Anthocharis thoosa (Scudder, 1878) is raised from synonymy with Anthocharis sara Lucas, 1852 to full species status and includes as subspecies A. t. inghami, A. t. colorado and A. t. coriande in Stout (2018), Insecta Mundi, 0615: 1-38.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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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