Pieridae (Whites and Sulphurs)
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The Family Pieridae includes two subfamilies in Nevada, the Whites (Pierinae) and the Sulphurs (Coliadinae). The Pierids generally are medium-sized butterflies. The Whites are recognized by their white wings, variously marked with black, red, yellow, and other colors. The Sulphurs are recognized by their yellow wings, variously marked with black and other colors.

Western White (Pontia occidentalis) Whites (Pierinae) Desert Marble (Euchloe lotta)
Western White (Pontia occidentalis)
Pine White (Neophasia menapia)
Sleepy Orange Butterfly (Abaeis nicippe) Sulphurs (Coliadinae) Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe)
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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