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Genus Pontia - Checkered Whites

Checkered white for California in July - Pontia protodice - female Western White (Darkish), 2:58pm - Pontia occidentalis - female Checkered white, feeding on mustard - Pontia protodice - female Checkered White - Pontia protodice - female white - Pontia protodice - male Pontia_protodice-19aug2012 - Pontia protodice - female Checkered white - Pontia protodice white butterfly - Pontia protodice - male
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies (excluding skippers))
Family Pieridae (Whites, Sulphurs, Yellows)
Subfamily Pierinae (Whites)
Tribe Pierini (Cabbage Whites, Checkered Whites, Albatrosses)
Subtribe Pierina
Genus Pontia (Checkered Whites)
Numbers
Nearctica.com lists four North American species in this genus.