Species

Melete leucanthe (Felder & Felder, 1861)

    leucanthe Felder & Felder, 1861

Original Description

Pieris species leucanthe Felder & Felder, 1861

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂, Prof. Uricoechea, presumably coll. C. & R. Felder)
Additional information: "Male syntype(s), presumably at BMNH [not found]." (Lamas, 1990: 2).
Current depository: BMNH, London ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Nova Granada, in provincica Bogotá prope Muzo"
Current country: Colombia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Pieris species leucanthe Felder & Felder, 1861
Treated as a species of Melete Swainson, [1831] by Lamas (1990: 2), and Lamas (2004: 113).