Mating pair of psyches Leptosia nina, photographed by Jkadavoor.

Belongs within: Pieridae.

Leptosia, the wood whites and spirits, is a genus of butterflies found in Africa, southern Asia and Australia.

<==Leptosia Hübner 1886 F55
    |--L. alcesta F55
    |    |--L. a. alcesta F55
    |    `--L. a. nuptilla Aurivillius 1910 F55
    |--L. medusa [incl. L. medusa ab. marginea Mabille 1890] F55
    `--L. nina F55
         |--L. n. nina F55
         |--L. n. comma Fruhstorfer 1902 F55
         |--L. n. georgi Fruhstorfer 1910 F55
         |--L. n. mindorensis Franz 1955 F55
         `--L. n. terentia 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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