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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Pieridae
Subfamilia: Dismorphiinae
Genus: Moschoneura
Species: M. pinthous
Name

Moschoneura Butler, 1870
References

Lamas, G. 2004. Twenty-five new Neotropical Dismorphiinae (Lepidoptera: Pieridae). Revista peruana de Entomología 44: 17–36. Full article: [1]
Neild, A.F.E., Losada, M.E. & Willmott, K.R. 2021. A distinctive new subspecies of Moschoneura pinthous (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae: Dismorphiinae) from the Orinoco Delta, Venezuela, with comments on the species-level taxonomy. Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(1): 60-67. Reference page.

Moschoneura is a genus of butterflies in the family Pieridae. It contains only one species, Moschoneura pinthous, the pinthous mimic white, which is found in northern South America.

Adults mimic Scada karschina and other Ithomiini butterfly species.[2]

Subspecies

The following subspecies are recognised:[1]

M. p. pinthous (Suriname)
M. p. methymna (Godart, 1819) (Brazil)
M. p. cyra (Doubleday, 1844) (Brazil: Bahia)
M. p. ela (Hewitson, 1877) (Ecuador)
M. p. ithomia (Hewitson, 1867) (Ecuador, Peru)
M. p. amelina (Hopffer, 1874) (Peru)
M. p. proxima (Röber, 1924) (Brazil: Amazonas)
M. p. patricia Lamas, 2004 (Peru)
M. p. monica Lamas, 2004 (Peru)

References
Moschoneura, funet.fi
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