Pieridae

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Related to Orange-Tip Butterfly: cabbage butterfly
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Noun1.Pieridae - arthropod family including cabbage butterflies; sulphur butterflies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
pierid, pierid butterfly - any of numerous pale-colored butterflies having three pairs of well-developed legs
cabbage butterfly - white butterfly whose larvae (cabbageworms) feed on cabbage
genus Pieris, Pieris - type genus of the Pieridae
sulfur butterfly, sulphur butterfly - any of numerous yellow or orange butterflies
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Maurice Pons reports male emperor moths with peacock butterflies at Leasowe last week, and orange-tip butterfly there this week, with speckled wood in Liverpool.
The Spring Index reveals that the mean dates of flowering hawthorn, horse-chestnut and the first sighting of the orange-tip butterfly were 10-12 days earlier between 1998-2006 compared with 1900-1947.