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Species Pontia occidentalis - Western White - Hodges#4194

Western White - Pontia occidentalis Moth - Pontia occidentalis - female Western White - Pontia occidentalis - male Checkered White - Pontia occidentalis Pontia protodice - Pontia occidentalis possible- Pontia occidentalis - Pontia occidentalis - female Checkered White or Western White - Pontia occidentalis Butterfly - 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 and Skippers)
Family Pieridae (Whites, Sulphurs, Yellows)
Subfamily Pierinae (Whites)
Tribe Pierini (Cabbage Whites, Checkered Whites, Albatrosses)
Genus Pontia (Checkered Whites)
Species occidentalis (Western White - Hodges#4194)
Hodges Number
4194
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Very closely related to Eurasian Pontia callidice (Peak White) and sometimes placed as a subspecies or synonym of it.