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pierid

(ˈpaɪərɪd)
n
(Animals) any pieridine butterfly
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Noun1.pierid - any of numerous pale-colored butterflies having three pairs of well-developed legspierid - any of numerous pale-colored butterflies having three pairs of well-developed legs
butterfly - diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
family Pieridae, Pieridae - arthropod family including cabbage butterflies; sulphur butterflies
cabbage butterfly - white butterfly whose larvae (cabbageworms) feed on cabbage
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chapmanii, of which the most abundant were pierid caterpillars (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) belonging to 3 species, Abaeis nicippe (Cramer) (the sleepy orange), Phoebis philea (L.
The use of specimen labels databases for conservation purposes: an example using Mexican papilionid and pierid butterflies.
47-50) In fact, I was singing praises for you even in my frenzy of mind: but now I am ashamed of myself and the Pierid Muses.
Temporal-dependent female choice is characteristic of bivoltine pierid butterflies, Leptidea reali, with spring generation females exhibiting higher male rejection rates than summer generation females (Friberg & Wiklund, 2007).
Thermoregulatory adaptations allowing ecological range expansion by the pierid butteffly, Nathalis iole Boisduval.
2000): The use of specimen-label databases for conservation purposes: an example using Mexican Papilionid and Pierid butterflies.
Furthermore, if the Adelidae and the Yponomeutidae (basal Ditrysia) possess long and ribbed styli, more advanced lepidopterans, in terms of classification (higher Lepidoptera), such as the satyriid Melanargia galathaea Linnaeus, the pierid Gonepteryx cleopatra Linnaeus and the lycaenid Polyommatus coridon Poda, also possess the same sensillum type.
Soberon JM, Llorente JB, Onate L (2000) The use of specimen-label databases for conservation purposes: an example using Mexican Papilionid and Pierid butterflies.
In 1999 the pierid butterfly, the dainty sulphur, Nathalis iole appeared in Ohio in good numbers for the first time in 68 years.
Onate, 2000^ The use of specimens-labels databases for conservation purposes: an example using mexican Papilionid and Pierid butterflies.