Name

Appias nephele (Hewitson, 1861)

    dilutior Staudinger, 1889

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Original Description

Tachyris Nephele Hew. var. dilutior Staudinger, 1889

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂♂, ♀♀, Platen leg., coll. O. Staudinger)
Current depository: MNHU, Berlin (2 ♂♂, 2 ♀♀, syntypes)

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Palawan"
Current country: Philippines

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Tachyris Nephele Hew. var. dilutior Staudinger, 1889
Treated as a subspecies of Appias hephele Hewitson, 1861 by Treadaway (1995: 23).