Anthocharini

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Anthocharini
Anthocaris cardamines 04.jpg
Anthocharis cardamines
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Subfamily: Pierinae
Tribe: Anthocharini
J.W. Tutt, 1896
Genera[1]

The tribe Anthocharini is one of the subdivisions of the insect order Lepidoptera, which includes the moths and butterflies. It is a further subdivision of the butterfly family Pieridae and subfamily Pierinae; formerly it was considered a subfamily on its own, Anthocharinae. This tribe includes many, but not all, of the orangetip butterflies.[2]

Some notable species and subspecies of tribe Anthocharini include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pierinae, funet.fi
  2. ^ Anthocharidini , Tree of Life