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Appias (Catophaga) mata (Kheil 1884) described in Pieris

Kheil's Albatross

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Appias (Catophaga)


A rare species endemic to the Mentawi Islands (southwest of Sumatra) (Yata et al. 2010).

Geographical races/subspecies

Yata et al. (2010) list two subspecies:

Other Names for Appias (Catophaga) mata (Kheil 1884) described in Pieris


Yata, O., J. E. Chainey and R. I. Vane-Wright. 2010. The golden and Mariana albatrosses, new species of pierid butterflies, with a review of the subgenus Appias (Catophaga) (Lepidoptera). Systematic Entomology 35: 764-800.

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Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA

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