Name

Delias dice (Snellen van Vollenhoven, 1865)

    dorothea Mitis, 1893

Original Description

Delias [sp.] dorothea Mitis, 1893

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂, ♀)
Current depository: MNHU, Berlin ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Waigeu"
Current country: Indonesia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Delias [sp.] dorothea Mitis, 1893
Treated as a synonym of Delias dice mitisana Strand, 1916 by Bridges (1988: II.27).

Remarks

The remark "Schliesslich erwähne ich noch, dass ich von der Zugehörigkeit des abgebildeten [f] zu Dorothea nicht völlig überzeugt bin" indicates that Mitis considered the male as his type.