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Genus Anthocharis - Orangetips

Pima Desert Orangetip - Anthocharis cethura - male Sara Orangetip - Anthocharis sara - female Falcate orangetip - Anthocharis midea - female Falcate Orangetip - Anthocharis midea - female Falcate Orangetip - Anthocharis midea - female Anthocharis sara sara - Anthocharis sara - male Austin, TX butterfly - Anthocharis midea - female which Orangetip?  - Anthocharis sara
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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 Anthocharidini (Marbles and Orangetips)
Genus Anthocharis (Orangetips)
Numbers
Nearctica.com lists five North American species in this genus.
Range
Holarctic. Anthocharis cardamines is found in Eurasia, for instance, and is very similar to the North American orangetips.
Internet References
Butterflies of North America page shows several members of this genus.

The Anthocharis sara complex has been revised by Todd Stout:
Stout, T.L., 2018. A review of three species-level taxa of the Anthocharis sara complex (Lepidoptera: Pieridae: Pierinae: Anthocharidini). Insecta Mundi 0615: 1–38. http://journals.fcla.edu/mundi/article/view/106138