Species

Appias nero (Fabricius, 1793)

    asterope Felder & Felder, 1862

Original Description

Pieris species asterope Felder & Felder, 1862

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♀, C. Semper leg., presumably coll. C. & R. Felder)
Current depository: BMNH, London ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Luzon"
Current country: Philippines

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Pieris species asterope Felder & Felder, 1862
Treated as a synonym of Appias (Catophaga) nero domitia (Felder & Felder, 1862) by Bridges (1988: II.6).

Remarks

In the original description, the name is attributed to Boisduval as "Pieris Asterope Boisd. in litt.".