Butterflies of the Amazon & Andes
Photographs Adrian Hoskins ( unless otherwise stated )
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.


Anteos menippe

Rhabdodryas trite

Aphrissa statira

Pyrisitia nise

Pyrisitia venusta

Pyrisitia proterpia

Eurema salome

Eurema paulina

Eurema arbela

Eurema mexicana

Eurema xantochlora

Eurema lirina

Eurema albula

Eurema elathea

Eurema daira

Phoebis argante

Phoebis neocypris

Phoebis philea

Phoebis sennae

Colias lesbia

Colias euxanthe

Colias flaveola

Nathalis iole

Leucidia brephos

Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Riodinidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae


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