Hesperocharis anguitia (Godart, 1819)

    anguitia Godart, 1819

Original Description

Pieris anguitia Godart, 1819

Type specimen(s)

Status: Lectotype
Specimen data: LT (♂)
Additional information: "Lectotype ♂ (here designated) with labels: (1) printed with handwritten inscriptions [here italicised] (on white paper with light green frame and lines) “Brésil | mr. Delaland | MUSÉUM DE PARIS”, on the back side white circle sticked, handwritten “Brésil, | Delalande”; (2) circle printed (on white paper with blue frame) “SYN- | TYPE”; (3) printed (on white paper in red) “TYPE”." (Abadijev, 2005: 128).
Current depository: MNHN, Paris

Type locality

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

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Pieris anguitia Godart, 1819
Treated as a species of Hesperocharis Felder, 1862 by Lamas (2004: 108).


Original description not seen / checked! Lectotype designated by Abadijev (2005: 128).