Pine White Butterfly (Neophasia menapia)
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Pine White (Neophasia menapia)
Note black bar (white arrow)

General: Pine Whites (Neophasia menapia) are medium-sized butterflies recognized by their white wings, white bodies, and black marking on the wings, especially the black bar on the leading edge of the forewings.

Taxonomy: Family: Pieridae (whites and sulphurs); Subfamily: Pierinae (whites).

Pine White (Neophasia menapia)

Where to Find: Pine Whites occur throughout western North America, including southern Nevada, but not in the driest deserts to the south.


Pine White (Neophasia menapia) Pine White
Pine White (Neophasia menapia) Pine White
Pine White (Neophasia menapia) Pine White

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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