Dixeia

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Dixeia
Ant-heap White female 30 07 2010.JPG
Female Dixeia pigea
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Dixeia

Talbot, 1932
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Dixeia, commonly called the small whites, is a genus of butterflies of the subfamily Pierini in the family Pieridae that are found mainly in Africa.

They are not to be confused with the cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae, which is referred to as the "small white" in several European nations.

Species[edit]

Listed alphabetically:[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dixeia at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik. ISBN 978-1-86872-724-7.