Description of a new subspecies of Catasticta fulva Joicey & Rosenberg, 1915, with notes on several other species in the genus (Lepidoptera: Pieridae)

Maurizio Bollino, Pablo Sebastián Padrón

Abstract


Catasticta fulva anaranjada n. ssp. is described from Peru. In addition, the females belonging to Catasticta fulva Joicey & Rosenberg, 1915, Catasticta philone ecuadora Brown, 1939 and Catasticta tamsa yanganza Eitschberger & Racheli, 1998 are figured for the first time, and bilateral and mosaic gynandromorphs of Catasticta teutamis epimene (Hewitson, 1870) are illustrated. Finally, the status of Catasticta zamorana Eitschberger & Racheli 1998 stat. rev. and the distribution of Catasticta frontina muehlei Eitschberger & Racheli 1998 are revised.

Una nueva subespecie de Catasticta fulva Joicey & Rosenberg, 1915 es descrita y nombrada de Perú, las hembras de Catasticta fulva Joicey & Rosenberg, 1915, Catasticta philone ecuadora Brown, 1939 y Catasticta tamsa yanganza Eitschberger & Racheli, 1998 son presentadas por primera vez, ginandromorfos bilateral y mosaico de Catasticta teutamis epimene (Hewitson, 1870) son ilustrados. Finalmente, el estatus de Catasticta zamorana Eitschberger & Racheli 1998 y la corología de Catasticta frontina muehlei Eitschberger & Racheli 1998 fueron revisados.


Keywords


Catasticta, Peru, Ecuador, South America, gynandromorphy, females, taxonomy

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