Striped albatross Appias libythea, photographed by Foozi Saad.

Belongs within: Pieridae.

Appias, the albatrosses, is a pantropical genus of butterflies, with the higher diversity in the Old World.

<==Appias Hübner 1820 F55
    |--A. ada (Stoll 1781) [=Tachyris ada] F55
    |    |--A. a. ada F55
    |    `--A. a. clavis Wallace 1867 F55
    |--A. celestina Boisduval 1832 [=Tachyris celestina] F55
    |    |--A. c. celestina (see below for synonymy) F55
    |    `--A. c. galepsus Fruhstorfer in Seitz 1910 F55
    |--A. epaphia (Cramer 1779) [incl. A. e. flavida Trim 1889] F55
    |--A. leis (Hübner 1832) F55
    |    |--A. l. leis F55
    |    |--A. l. agave (Felder 1862) [=Tachyris agave] F55
    |    `--A. l. terentilia Fruhstorfer in Seitz 1910 F55
    |--A. leptis F55
    |    |--A. l. leptis F55
    |    `--A. l. massilia Fruhstorfer in Seitz 1910 F55
    |--A. libythea F55
    |    |--A. l. libythea F55
    |    `--A. l. peducaea Fruhstorfer in Seitz 1910 F55
    |--A. lyncida F55
    |    |--A. l. lyncida F55
    |    |--A. l. andrea (Eschscholtz 1821) F55
    |    `--A. l. maccina Fruhstorfer 1911 F55
    |--A. maria (Semper 1875) [=Tachyris maria] F55
    |    |--A. m. maria F55
    |    |--A. m. adorabilis Fruhstorfer 1910 F55
    |    `--A. m. dolorosa Fruhstorfer 1910 F55
    |--A. nephele (Hewitson 1861) [=Pieris nephele] F55
    |    |--A. n. nephele F55
    |    |--A. n. dilutior (Staudinger 1889) [=Tachyris nephele dilutior] F55
    |    |--A. n. elis Fruhstorfer in Seitz 1910 F55
    |    |--A. n. invitabilis Fruhstorfer 1910 F55
    |    `--A. n. leytensis Fruhstorfer 1911 F55
    |--A. nero F55
    |    |--A. n. nero F55
    |    |--A. n. domitia (Felder 1862) F55
    |    |--A. n. ileminius Fruhstorfer 1911 F55
    |    |--A. n. palawanica Staudinger 1889 (see below for synonymy) F55
    |    |--A. n. soranus Fruhstorfer in Seitz 1910 F55
    |    `--A. n. zamboanga Felder 1862 F55
    |--A. paulina F55
    |    |--A. p. paulina F55
    |    |--A. p. albina (Boisduval 1836) [=Tachyris albina] F55
    |    `--A. p. semperi Moore 1905 F55
    |--A. phoebe (Felder 1861) [=Pieris phoebe] F55
    |    |--A. p. phoebe F55
    |    |--A. p. montana Rothschild 1896 F55
    |    `--A. p. zamora (Felder 1862) [=Pieris zamora] F55
    |--A. placidia (Stoll 1790) [=Tachyris placidia] F55
    |--A. sabina (Felder 1865) F55
    `--A. sylvia (Fabricius 1775) F55

Appias celestina celestina Boisduval 1832 [incl. A. celestina celestina f. aurifera Fruhstorfer 1910, A. celestina celestina f. lileia Fruhstorfer 1910] F55

Appias nero palawanica Staudinger 1889 [incl. A. nero palawanica f. coelita Fruhstorfer 1899, A. nero palawanica f. helvola Fruhstorfer 1910] F55

*Type species of generic name indicated


[F55] Franz, E. 1955. Die Typen und Typoide des Natur-Museums Senckenberg, 16). Insecta, Lepidoptera, Pieridae. Senckenbergiana Biologica 36: 339-367.

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