Species

Delias pheres Jordan, 1912

    pheres Jordan, 1912

Original Description

Delias pheres Jordan, 1912

Type specimen(s)

Status: Lectotype
Specimen data: LT (♂)
Additional information: "lectotype (here designated) ♂, Indonesia: Irian Jaya - labelled 'Mt. Goliath, 5-7000 ft. [1500-2100 m], Centr. Dutch N. Guinea, about 139° long., Januar 1911 (A. S. Meek)/Delias aroae pheres Type. 1912. Jord. Nov. Zool. 18. p. 588.', in the British Museum (Natural History);" (Orr & Sibatani, 1985: 14-15).
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Current country: Indonesia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Delias pheres Jordan, 1912
Treated [as "pheres Jordan, 1911"] as a species of Delias Hübner, 1819 by Orr & Sibatani (1985: 14). Treated as a species of Delias Hübner by Yagishita et al. (1993 [1]: 119), and van Mastrigt (2003: 67).

Remarks

Original description not seen / checked! Lectotype designated by Orr & Sibatani (1985: 14-15).