Leptidea

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Leptidea
Leptidea.sinapis.jpg
Wood white, Leptidea sinapis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Subfamily: Dismorphiinae
Genus: Leptidea
Billberg, 1820
Species

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Synonyms
  • Leucophasia Stephens, 1827

Leptidea is a genus of butterflies of family Pieridae, the whites and yellows. They live in Europe and Asia.

The genus contains the following species:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leptidea". nic.funet.fi. Retrieved 7 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Leptidea amurensis". Retrieved 7 October 2011.
  3. ^ Dinca, Vlad; Lukhtanov, Vladimir A.; Talavera, Gerard; Vila, Roger (30 April 2011). "Unexpected layers of cryptic diversity in wood white Leptidea butterflies" (PDF). Nature Communications. 2: 324. doi:10.1038/NCOMMS1329.

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