Appias (genus)

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Appias phoebe MHNT dos.jpg
Appias phoebe
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Tribe: Pierini
Genus: Appias
Hübner, [1819]
  • Catophaga Hübner, [1819]
  • Hiposcritia Geyer, [1832]
  • Trigonia Geyer, [1837]
  • Tachyris Wallace, 1867
  • Andopodum Scudder, 1875 (preocc. Hübner, 1822)
  • Glutophrissa Butler, 1887
  • Lade de Nicéville, 1898

Appias, commonly called puffins or albatrosses,[1] is a genus of butterflies in the butterfly subfamily Pierinae (whites) found in Africa and southern Asia.


Listed alphabetically:[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Appias,
  2. ^ Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik. ISBN 978-1-86872-724-7. 
  3. ^ White Albatross, Learn about Butterflies

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