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Subspecies Anthocharis sara gunderi - Santa Catalina Orangetip

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 sara (Sara Orangetip - Hodges#4206)
Subspecies gunderi (Santa Catalina Orangetip)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anthocharis sara gunderi Ingham, 1933. Type locality: Middle Ranch, Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles County, California
Distinction from populations on the adjacent mainland that are now refered to subspecies sara is not quantifiable, though there is a slight average difference in appearance, and island females are most often white instead of yellow (which is common on the mainland). Distribution is the main defining feature.
Santa Cruz and Santa Catalina Islands, California