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Alfalfa butterflyWestern checkered white butterfly
Containing group: Papilionoidea


Ackery, P. R., R. de Jong, and R. I. Vane-Wright. 1999. The butterflies: Hedyloidea, Hesperioidea, and Papilionoidea. Pages 264-300 in: Lepidoptera: Moths and Butterflies. 1. Evolution, Systematics, and Biogeography. Handbook of Zoology Vol. IV, Part 35. N. P. Kristensen, ed. De Gruyter, Berlin and New York.

Pollock, D. D., W. B. Watt, V. K. Rashbrook, and E. V. Iyengar. 1998. Molecular phylogeny for Colias butterflies and their relatives (Lepidoptera: Pieridae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 91(5):524-531.

Title Illustrations
Scientific Name Colias eurytheme (Coliadinae)
Location Bear River Ridge Road (Humboldt County, California, USA)
Comments Alfalfa butterfly
Creator T. W. Davies
Acknowledgements Courtesy CalPhotos
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Copyright © 1999
Scientific Name Pontia occidentalis (Pierinae)
Location San Antonio Road to Mount Hamilton (Santa Clara County, California, USA)
Comments Western checkered white butterfly
Creator T. W. Davies
Acknowledgements Alfalfa butterfly
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Copyright © 1999
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Maddison, David R. 2003. Pieridae. Version 01 January 2003 (temporary). http://tolweb.org/Pieridae/12176/2003.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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