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Stabilisation of some names of European butterflies (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) in their prevailing usage

Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, University of Turin, Italy.
Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, University of Turin, Italy.
Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, University of Turin, Italy.
Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, University of Turin, Italy. Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.
ZEN lab, Department of Biology, University of Florence, Italy.
Lepidoptera Pontia daplidice Euchloe ausonia simplonia crameri esperi


To stabilise nomenclature in its prevailing usage, the authors designate three lectotypes, respectively for the nominal taxa Pontia daplidice race nitida Verity, 1908 (Museo di Storia naturale della Università di Firenze, sezione di Zoologia, ‘La Specola’ MZUF), for Euchloe crameri Butler, 1869 (Natural History Museum UK, NHMUK) and for Euchloe ausonia var. esperi Kirby, 1871 (National Museum of Ireland, NMI). They also designate two neotypes, respectively for [Papilio] ausonia Hübner, [1804] (MZUF) and for Pontia simplonia Freyer, 1829 (Jura Museum, Eichstätt, JME).



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