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Pontia freyeri

Insecta - Lepidoptera - Pieridae

Taxonomy
Pierites freyeri was named by Heer (1849). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Radoboj (Montanistischen Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.

It was recombined as Pontia freyeri by Scudder (1875) and Sohn et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Pierites freyeri Heer p. 182 figs. Pl 14, fig 6
1875Pontia freyeri Scudder p. 54 figs. Pl 2, figs 10,16
1942Pierites freyeri Zeuner p. 414
2012Pontia freyeri Sohn et al. p. 72

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
RankNameAuthor
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAmphiesmenopteraHennig 1969
orderLepidoptera
suborderGlossata()
CoelolepidaNielsen and Kristensen 1996
MyoglossataKristensen and Nielsen 1981
NeolepidopteraPackard 1895
infraorderHeteroneuraTillyard 1918
EulepidopteraBorner 1939
DitrysiaBorner 1939
ApoditrysiaMinet 1983
ObtectomeraMinet 1986
superfamilyPapilionoidea
familyPieridaeBoisduval 1836
subfamilyPierinaeDuponchel 1835
genusPontiaFabricius 1807
speciesfreyeri()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available