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Pine white
Neophasia menapia

Pine white
Pine white
Pine white
Pine white
Pine white

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: medium
Overall Color: white and black
Larval Foods: ponderosa pine
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: common
Description: common white butterfly with black markings, flies in and around pine trees, common on asters in late summer and fall

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 02 Pieridae (whites,sulfurs)
SubFamily: 01 Pierinae (whites)
Genus: Neophasia
Species: menapia

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