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Genus Pontia - Checkered Whites

Checkered white for California in October - Pontia protodice - male Checkered White - Pontia protodice - female Checkered white (Pontia protodice) - Pontia protodice - female Checkered White - Pontia protodice - female Unknown Lepidoptera - Pontia protodice - male Western White - Pontia occidentalis - female Checkered White - Pontia protodice - female White with black on purple - Pontia occidentalis - 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.