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Genus Pontia - Checkered Whites

Western White - Pontia occidentalis Western White - Pontia occidentalis - female Checkered White For Illinois In June - Pontia protodice - male Caterpillar on Streptanthus cordatus - Pontia sisymbrii Checkered White - Pontia protodice - male Checkered White larva - Pontia protodice Checkered White - Pontia protodice - female Western White - Pontia occidentalis
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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.