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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Pieridae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Pieridae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Eswatini Species List, Jordan Species List, Afghanistan Species List, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, NMNH Entomology, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, CalPhotos, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Egypt Species List, University of Alberta Museums, Animal Diversity Web, INBio, IABIN, North American Butterfly Knowledge Network, One Species at a Time Podcasts, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Albania Species List, Algeria Species List, Andorra Species List, Angola Species List, Armenia Species List, Austria Species List, Azerbaijan Species List, Bailiwick of Jersey Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Barbados Species List, Belarus Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Bhutan Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Bonaire Saint Eustatius and Saba Species List, Bosnia and Herzegovina 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Pieridae Swainson 1820

Alternative Names

? freyeri Heer, 1849
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pluto Heer, 1849
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acraea Hübner 1819
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Afrodryas Stoneham 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Archonoia Reissinger 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Artigeia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Callidryas Boisduval & Le Conte 1830
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cathaemia Hübner 1819
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Colias Hübner 1819
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Daptonoura Butler 1869
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dixela
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dryas Boisduval 1847
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Elodinesthes Fruhstorfer 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eucolias Berger 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euterpe Swainson 1831
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Falcapica Klots 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gonoptera Billberg 1820
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hesperochoia Reissinger 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Huphina Moore 1881
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Iberochloe Back, Knebelsberger & Miller 2008
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Klotsius Hemming 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leodontoia Reissinger 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leptalis Dalman 1823
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lepteronia Stoneham 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megonostoma Reakirt 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Metura Butler 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Microzegris Alphéraky 1913
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neocolias Berger 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palaeocolias Berger 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paracolias Berger 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paramidea Kuznetsov 1929
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parura Kirby 1896
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pierinoia Reissinger 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pieris Hübner 1819
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plercollas
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pontieuchloia Verity 1929
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudomylothris Neustetter 1929
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudopieris Llorente-Bousquets, Nieves-Uribe, Flores-Gallardo, Hernández-Mejía & Castro-Gerardino 2018
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Schatzia Kirby 1896
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Similicolias Berger 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sinopieris Huang Hao 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trifurcula Staudinger 1894
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

white, yellow, and sulphur butterflies preferred

Finnish

Kaaliperhoset preferred
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

German

Weißlinge preferred
Recognized by mckinnel and admin

Japanese

シロチョウ科 preferred
Recognized by piaf and admin
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Curated hierarchies for Pieridae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Amphiesmenoptera
Lepidoptera
Glossata
Coelolepida
Myoglossata
Neolepidoptera
Heteroneura
Eulepidoptera
Ditrysia
Apoditrysia
Obtectomera
Papilionoidea
Pieridae (this page)
Aoa

GBIF classification

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Lepidoptera
42182 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

IUCN

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Lepidoptera