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Species Anthocharis thoosa - Southwestern Orangetip - Hodges#4206.2

Southwestern Orangetip Butterfly - Anthocharis thoosa - female Southwestern Orangetip Butterfly - Anthocharis thoosa - female Southwestern Orangetip - Anthocharis thoosa Anthocharis thoosa - male - female Butterfly IMG_4813 - Anthocharis thoosa - female Butterfly IMG_4813 - Anthocharis thoosa - female Southwestern Orangetip - Anthocharis thoosa - male Southwestern Orangetip - Anthocharis thoosa - female
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Pieridae (Whites, Sulphurs, Yellows)
Subfamily Pierinae (Whites)
Tribe Anthocharidini (Marbles and Orangetips)
Genus Anthocharis (Orangetips)
Species thoosa (Southwestern Orangetip - Hodges#4206.2)
Hodges Number
4206.2
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anthocharis thoosa (Scudder, 1878)
Anthocharis thoosa colorado (Scott & Fisher, 2008)
Anthocharis thoosa corcorani (Gunder, 1931)
Anthocharis thoosa inghami (Gunder, 1932)
Anthocharis thoosa thoosa (Scudder, 1878)
Explanation of Names
The Anthocharis sara complex was revised in Stout (2018) (1). Three species and fifteen subspecies are now recognized as follow:
Anthocharis sara Lucas, 1852
A. s. gunderi (Ingham, 1933)
A. s. pseudothoosa (Austin, 1998)
A. s. sara (Lucas, 1852)
A. s. sempervirens (Emmel, Emmel & Mattoon, 2008)

Anthocharis julia Edwards, 1872
A. j. alaskensis (Gunder, 1932)
A. j. browningi (Skinner, 1906)
A. j. flora (Wright, 1892)
A. j. julia (Edwards, 1872)
A. j. prestonorum (Stout, 2012)
A. j. stella (Edwards, 1879)
A. j. sulfuris (Pelham, 2008)

Anthocharis thoosa (Scudder, 1878)
A. t. colorado (Scott & Fisher, 2008)
A. t. corcorani (Gunder, 1931)
A. t. inghami (Gunder, 1932)
A. t. thoosa (Scudder, 1878)
Internet References
The Anthocharis sara complex has been revised by Todd Stout:
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. http://journals.fcla.edu/mundi/article/view/106138