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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 reali  Reissinger, 1990
         
Leptidea sinapis (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pieris napi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pontia daplidice (Linnaeus, 1758)

Comments to Willy De Prins or Chris Steeman
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