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Pseudopontia calabarica Plötz, 1870

(zoological nomenclature: synonym, available)

General information:

Pseudopontia Calabarica Plötz, 1870: 348
Type locality: Nigeria: Old Calabar, Guinea
Type: Holotype: Old Calabar, Guinea, in coll. Pogge, Greifswald University, Germany

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
The taxon P. calabarica is a junior subjective synonym of Pseudopontia paradoxa Felder & Felder, 1869 (see Mitter et al. 2011).


Worth knowing:


Mitter, K. T. et al. 2011. The butterfly subfamily Pseudopontiinae is not monobasic: marked genetic diversity and morphology reveal three new species of Pseudopontia (Lepidoptera: Pieridae). Systematic Entomology 36: 139-163.
Plötz, C. 1870. Pseudopontia Calabarica n. gen. et n. sp.. Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 31 (7-9): 348-349, pl. 3.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2019.08.19
not reviewed