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Genus Pontia - Checkered Whites

small chrysalis - Pontia protodice Checkered White - Pontia protodice Pontia beckerii - caterpillar - Pontia beckerii Spring White on serpentine Streptanthus species - Pontia sisymbrii Pierid Caterpillars on Streptanthus breweri - Pontia sisymbrii Becker's White caterpillar on Cleome lutea - Pontia beckerii Pierid larva - Pontia protodice Pieridae, Checkered White - Pontia protodice
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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.