Patia cordillera

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Patia cordillera
Patia cordillera male.JPG
Patia cordillera female.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Patia
Species: P. cordillera
Binomial name
Patia cordillera
(C. & R. Felder, 1862)[1]
  • Leptalis cordillera C. & R. Felder, 1862
  • Dismorphia cordillera
  • Dismorphia sororna Butler, 1872
  • Dismorphia myris Godman & Salvin, [1889]
  • Dismorphia erica Bargmann, 1929 (nom. nud.)

Patia cordillera is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found from Costa Rica to Colombia and Ecuador.[2]

The wingspan is about 80 mm (3.1 in).[2]


The following subspecies are recognised:[1]

  • P. c. cordillera (Colombia)
  • P. c. larunda (Hewitson, 1869) (Ecuador)
  • P. c. sororna (Butler, 1872) (Costa Rica, Panama)
  • P. c. thecla (Bargmann, 1929) (Colombia)



  1. ^ a b Patia, Site of Markku Savela
  2. ^ a b Parque Nacional Sangay (Ecuador)