Taxon profile


tip butterflies
Pieridae Swainson, 1820

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  superfamily Papilionoidea


Pieris napi - Green-veined White

Pieris napi - Green-veined White, female

Author: František ŠARŽÍK

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

subfamily Dismorphiinae Schatz, 1887
subfamily Pierinae Swainson, 1820 - white tip butterflies
subfamily Coliadinae Swainson, 1821 - suphur and orange tip butterflies
subfamily Pseudopontiinae

Fossil taxa

genus Coliates Scudder, 1875
genus Miopieris Zeuner, 1942
genus Stolopsyche Scudder, 1889

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [9323af06-1f61-4873-aac9-23115b55706d]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Pieridae]
Data retrieved on: 20 February 2014
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Pieridae]
EN Jakšić P., Nahirnić A., Petrović S. (2013): Compendium of Serbian Butterflies with Vernacular Names, Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, 6: 75-88 [as Pieridae]

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