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Pierina Duponchel 1835

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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The current hypothesis of relationships for pierid genera is based upon the molecular phylogenetic hypothesis of Braby et al. 2006. Taxa not included in that hypothesis are indicated as incertae sedis as indicated by the authors, and the inferred positions of several fossil pierid genera are also indicated.

Containing group: Pierinae

References

Braby, M. F. 2005. Provisional checklist of genera of the Pieridae (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae). Zootaxa 832:116.

Braby, M., R. Vila, and N. E. Pierce. 2006. Molecular phylogeny and systematics of the Pieridae (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea): higher classification and biogeography. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 147(2):239-275.

Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.

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Scientific Name Ascia monuste
Acknowledgements Courtesy InsectImages.org (#2187044)
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Collection Bugwood Network/Forestry Images
Copyright © Joseph LaForest, University of Georgia
Scientific Name Pontia protodice
Location Along CR827, south of South Bay, Palm Beach Co., Florida, USA
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Checkered White ?
Source Collection Flickr
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2007 leppyone
Scientific Name Pieris napi
Location Republic of Georgia
Comments cabbage butterflies mating
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Behavior mating
Sex male & female
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Copyright © Mze Photos
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Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA

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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2006. Pierina Duponchel 1835. Version 04 October 2006 (temporary). http://tolweb.org/Pierina/76423/2006.10.04 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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