Species

Appias aegis (Felder & Felder, 1861)

    aegis Felder & Felder, 1861

Original Description

Pieris species aegis Felder & Felder, 1861

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♀, 1859, C. Semper leg., presumably coll. C. & R. Felder)
Current depository: BMNH, London ?

Type locality

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

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Pieris species aegis Felder & Felder, 1861
Treated as a species of Phrissura Butler, 1870 by Eliot (1978: 424). Treated as a species of Appias Hübner, 1820 by Yata (1985: 364). Treated as a species of Appias by Treadaway (1995: 24). Treated as a species of Appias Hübner, 1819 (Phrissura Butler, 1870) by Vane-Wright & de Jong (2003: 108).