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Species Ganyra howarthi - Howarth's White - Hodges#4199.1

Ganyra howarthii? - Ganyra howarthi
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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 Pierini (Cabbage Whites, Checkered Whites, Albatrosses)
Genus Ganyra
Species howarthi (Howarth's White - Hodges#4199.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ganyra howarthi (Dixey, 1915)
Ascia howarthi Dixey, 1915
Pieris kuschei Schaus, 1920
Explanation of Names
apparently misspelled as "howarthii" in Glassberg (2012)
Southern AZ
TL: Mexico, Baja California Sur
Desert scrub.
Desert caper (Atamisquea emarginata).
In the US, most widely known from the area of Quitobaquito Springs; widespread in neighbouring Mexico.
Print References
Dixey, 1915; Trans. Ent. Soc. 1915 (1): 12, pl. 2, f. 7-10.
Glassberg, 2012: 44 (1)
Pelham (Revised 4 July 2018) (2)
Schaus, 1920; Proc. U.S. nat. Mus. 57 (2307): 109
Internet References