Phoebisorbis(Poey, 1832) Taxonomic Serial No.: 778240
Taxonomy and Nomenclature
Orbed Sulphur [English]
- subsequent name/combination
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Checklist of North American Butterflies, 2nd Edition, website (version 2)
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Phoebisorbis, Orbed Sulphur [English]
Pelham, Jonathan P.
A catalogue of the butterflies of the United States and Canada with a complete bibliography of the descriptive and systematic literature
Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:
Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, vol. 40
xiv + 658
As noted in the Introduction, Pelham intentionally diverges from the Code's provisions on gender agreement (Articles 31 & 34), following original orthography instead
Pelham (2008:164-165) recognizes Aphrissa Butler 1819, and places the North American species A. orbis (Poey 1832) and A. statira (Cramer 1777) in it, rather than retaining them in Phoebis Hübner 1819
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