Appias galba   (Wallace,1867)

nero galba ♂ Up. nero galba ♂ Un. nero galba ♂ Up. nero galba ♀ Up.
♂, 1992.07.13. Cuc Phuong, Ninh Binh, Vietnam. ♂, 1984.03.11. Ban Na Plachat, Mae Hong Son, Thailand. ♀, 1994.03.19. Muang Pang, Xiangkhoang, Laos.

ON : Tachyris galba  Wallace,1867
OD : Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3)4(3):378-379.
TL : N.India.



Distribution :
N.India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, S.China.
nero galba map

Synonym

Appias nebo  Grose-Smith & Kirby,1894 : Rhop. exot. 2 :Appias 1, figs.1(♂),2(♂,Un).  TL. Chindwin River, Upper Burmah.


Type Material Information

galba ; ♂, Type (red), N.India. [Probably in Assam.] (BMNH. examined.)


Records taken from Literature

[ THAILAND ]
Appias nero galba ; Godfrey,1930 : 225. (Prae / East: Muak Lek)
Appias nero galba ; Pinratana,1983 : 17, pl.4, [fig.28b,♂,♀, as Appias nero figulina]. (Chiang Mai / Prae / Chaiyaphum)
Appias nero galba ; Ek-Amnuay,[2007] : 150, pl.47, fig.Pi30a,♂,♀,♀(Un). (Chaiyaphum: Phu Khieo / Mae Hong Son)
Appias galba ; Kimura et al.,2011 : 156, fig.♂,♂(Un). (Chiang Dao / Phu Khiewo)

[ LAOS ]
Appias galba ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 218. (Laos)
Appias nero f.galba ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 20. (Ban Na Hai ; Ban Suoi)
Appias nero f.nebo ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 20. (Laos)
Appias nero galba ; Motono & Negishi,1989 : 50, col.pl.12, fig.♂ ; pl.21, figs.5♂,6♂(Un),7♀. (Vang Vieng / Luang Prabang / Phatong)
Appias nero galba ; Osada, Uémura & Uehara,1999 : 202, pl.34, figs.♂,♀. (Nhahin / Oudomxay)
Appias nero galba ; Onodera,2009b : 34-35. (Vientiane: Namsong Riverside)

[ VIETNAM ]
Tachyris nero ; Joannis,1901 : 330. (Tonkin: Cao Bang)
Appias nebo ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1919 : 218. (Tonkin)
Appias nero f.galba ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 20. (Tonkin: Hagiang ; Dap Can ; Chapa)
Appias nero f.nebo ; Dubois & Vitalis de Salvaza,1921 : 20. (Tonkin)
Appias nero galba ; Ikeda et al.,1998 : 19, figs.7:9♂(wsf),10♂(dsf),11♀(dsf),10:37(♂genitalia). (Cuc Phuong)
Appias nero ; Monastyrskii et al.,2006 : 38. (Thua Thien Hue: Nam Dong; A Luoi)
Appias nero figulina ; Miyazaki, Saito & Saito,2006 : 11, fig.Pi-15♂. (Lam Dong: Dambri ; Dai Duc Me)
Appias galba ; Miyazaki et al.,2010 : 20, fig.Pi-15♀. (Lam Dong: Dambri)


Specimens Examined

[ THAILAND ]
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Na Plachat.   1984.03.11   7♂      Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Mae Hong Son, Ban Ten Doi.      1991.10.30   1♂      Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Nan, Doi Phu Kha.               1992.03. --  1♂      Local Catcher (YI)

[ LAOS ]
 Vientiane, Tadlhek Waterfall.   1996.04.02   1♂      Y.Inayoshi (YI)
 Xiang Khouang, Muang Pang.      1994.03.19       1♀  M.Nishimura (MN)

[ VIETNAM ]
 Ninh Binh, Cuc Phuong.          1992.07.13.  1♂      M.Nishimura (MN)

Notes
Literature

Wallace, A.R.,1867 : On the Pieridae of the Indian and Australian Regions.
Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3)4(3):301-416, pls.6-9.

Grose-Smith, H. & W.F. Kirby,1887-1902 :
Rhopalocera Exotica. being Illustrations of new, rare and unfigured Species of Butterflies.
London, Gurney and Jackson. 3 volumes (60 parts).

1996.10.31 - 2012.01.20.