Species

Hesperocharis leucania (Boisduval, 1836)

    leucania Boisduval, 1836

Original Description

Pieris Schrank espèce leucania Boisduval, 1836

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♀, coll. Roger)
Current depository: BMNH, London ?; MNHN, Paris ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Brésil"
Current country: Brazil

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Pieris Schrank espèce leucania Boisduval, 1836
Treated as a species of Hesperocharis Felder, 1862 by Bridges (1988: ii.45), and Lamas (2004: 108).

Remarks

In the original description, the name was attributed to Roger as "Leucania, Roger".