Butterflies of the Amazon & Andes
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Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Riodinidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae
Pieridae: Pierinae | Dismorphiinae | Coliadinae
There are about 340 species of Pieridae found in the neotropical region. They are small to medium sized butterflies. Most have a white or yellow ground colour, usually with black or orange markings. They are represented in the Neotropics by 3 subfamilies - Dismorphiinae, Coliadinae and Pierinae.

Dismorphia lygdamis

Dismorphia lysis

Dismorphia thermesia

Dismorphia zaela

Dismorphia medora

Dismorphia zathoe

Dismorphia lelex

Dismorphia theucharila

Dismorphia theucharila

Dismorphia lua

Dismorphia crisia

Lieinix nemesis

Enantia lina

Enantia melite

Pseudopieris nehemia

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Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Riodinidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae


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