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770370.004206Anthocharis sara Lucas, 1852
Distribution Data for Anthocharis sara
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Distribution: OR, CA and NV but see map for ranges for each state in Insecta Mundi, 0615:5. The above map shows the distribution for the A. sara complex.
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Taxonomic Notes: Anthocharis sara Lucas, 1852 is revised to include as subspecies only A. s. gunderi, A. s. pseudothoosa and A. s. sempervirens, with all other former valid subspecies referring to A. julia Edwards, 1872 and A. thoosa (Scudder, 1878) both raised from synonymy with A. sara to full species status in Stout (2018), Insecta Mundi, 0615: 1–38.

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