Neophasia menapia tehachapina Emmel, Emmel & Mattoon, 1998:127-128

Tehachapi pine white



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

A rare taxon never feared extinct?



Tehachapi Mountains, Kern County, California, USA


Biology & Ecology




Type Locality: “California: Kern Co.; Tehachapi Mts., canyon on the north slope of Double Mountain”






Original scientific description:

Emmel, J. Emmel, T. and Mattoon. (1998). [description of Neophasia menapia tehachapina]. Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (11): 127-128.


Other references:

Davenport, K. E. (2004). A concise update of the information provided in The Butterflies of southern California (1973) by Thomas C. Emmel and John F. Emmel. Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey 4(7):1-23.


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