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Anthocharis sara  Lucas, 1852
Taxonomic Serial No.: 777758

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Sara Orangetip [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyPapilionoidea Latreille, 1802 – butterflies, papillons  
                                     FamilyPieridae Swainson, 1820 – orange-tips, Whites, Sulphurs  
                                        SubfamilyPierinae Swainson, 1820 – Whites  
                                           TribeAnthocharidini Scudder, 1889  
                                              GenusAnthocharis Boisduval, Rambur, [Duméril] and Graslin, 1833  
                                                 SubgenusAnthocharis (Anthocharis) Boisduval, Rambur, [Duméril] and Graslin, 1833  
                                                    SpeciesAnthocharis sara Lucas, 1852 – Sara Orangetip  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Subspecies Anthocharis sara alaskensis Gunder, 1932  
                                                       Subspecies Anthocharis sara browningi Skinner, 1906  
                                                       Subspecies Anthocharis sara flora W. G. Wright, 1892  
                                                       Subspecies Anthocharis sara gunderi Ingham, 1933  
                                                       Subspecies Anthocharis sara inghami Gunder, 1932  
                                                       Subspecies Anthocharis sara julia W. H. Edwards, 1872  
                                                       Subspecies Anthocharis sara pseudothoosa Austin in T. Emmel, 1998  
                                                       Subspecies Anthocharis sara sara Lucas, 1852 – 'Pacific' Sara Orangetip 
                                                       Subspecies Anthocharis sara stella W. H. Edwards, 1879 – 'Stella' Sara Orangetip 
                                                       Subspecies Anthocharis sara sulfuris Pelham, 2008  
                                                       Subspecies Anthocharis sara thoosa (Scudder, 1878)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of North American Butterflies, 2nd Edition, website (version 2)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Produced by the North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Names Committee, and available online (with corrections) at (web page may not be identical to the printed edition)   
  Reference for: Anthocharis sara, Sara Orangetip [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pelham, Jonathan P.  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: A catalogue of the butterflies of the United States and Canada with a complete bibliography of the descriptive and systematic literature   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, vol. 40   
  Page(s): xiv + 658   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-4324   
  Notes: As noted in the Introduction, Pelham intentionally diverges from the Code's provisions on gender agreement (Articles 31 & 34), following original orthography instead   
  Reference for: Anthocharis sara   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  






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