Species

Aporia agathon (Gray, 1831)

    phryxe Boisduval, 1836

Original Description

Pieris Schrank espèce phryxe Boisduval, 1836

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: 2 ST (Jacquemont leg., coll. J. Boisduval)
Current depository: BMNH, London ?; MNHN, Paris ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Cachemire. [...] à Lahore, dans le Punchaub."
Current country: Pakistan; India

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Pieris Schrank espèce phryxe Boisduval, 1836
Treated as a species of Metaporia Butl. by Röber (1907: 42). Treated as a subspecies of Aporia (Metaporia) agathon (Gray, 1831) by Bridges (1988: II.4).

Remarks

In the original description, the name was attributed to Audouin as "Phryxe, Audouin, Voy. de Jacquemont".