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Pieridae

Pieridae are represented in all main zoogeographical regions, with about 1200 described species (Scoble 1992: 309). Well over 40 species occur in the West-Palaearctic.
Identification: Bink 1992, Ebert & Rennwald 1991, Emmet & Heath 1989, Forster & Wohlfahrt 1955, Hesselbarth, van Oorschot & Wagener 1995, Higgins & Hargreaves 1983, Higgins & Riley 1970 (+ later editions, reprints and traductions in several languages), Howarth 1973, Krzywicki 1962, Niculescu 1963, Seitz 1906-1909, Whalley 1981, Wynhoff, Made & Swaay 1990.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 14.


WV = West-Vlaanderen LI = Limburg NA = Namur
OV = Oost-Vlaanderen BR = Brabant LG = Liège
AN = Antwerpen HA = Hainaut LX = Luxembourg
= before 1980 = 1980 – 2004 = after 2004
Species WV OV AN LI BR HA NA LG LX
Anthocharis cardamines (Linnaeus, 1758)
Aporia crataegi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Colias alfacariensis Ribbe, 1905
= australis Verity, 1911
       L
Colias crocea (Fourcroy, 1785)
= edusa (Fabricius, 1787)
Colias hyale (Linnaeus, 1758)
Colias palaeno (Linnaeus, 1761)
               
Euchloe crameri Butler, 1869
               
Gonepteryx rhamni (Linnaeus, 1758)
Leptidea juvernica (Williams, 1946)
          ? ?
Leptidea sinapis (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pieris napi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pontia daplidice (Linnaeus, 1758)

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