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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Pieridae
Subfamilia: Dismorphiinae
Genera (7): Dismorphia - Enantia - Leptidea - Lieinix - Moschoneura - Patia - Pseudopieris


Dismorphiinae Schatz, 1886

Bousquets, J.L. & Martínez, A.L., 1988: Nuevos Dismorphiini de México y Guatemala (Lepidoptera: Pieridae). Folia entomológica Mexicana 74: 159–178.
Lamas, G., 2004: Twenty-five new Neotropical Dismorphiinae (Lepidoptera: Pieridae). Revista peruana de Entomología 44: 17–36. Full article: [1]
Lamas, G. 2004. (ed.) Checklist: Part 4A. Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. In Heppner, J.B. (ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Vol.5A, Pt.4A. Assn. for Tropical Lepidoptera/Scientific Publishers, Gainesville. 439pp. Reference page.
Llorente-Bousquets, J., Nieves-Uribe, S., Flores-Gallardo, A., Hernández-Mejía, B.C. & Castro-Gerardino, J. 2018. Chorionic sculpture of eggs in the subfamily Dismorphiinae (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea: Pieridae). Zootaxa 4429(2): 201–246. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4429.2.1 Paywall Reference page.
Wahlberg, N., Rota, J., Braby, M.F., Pierce, N.E. & Wheat, C.W. 2014. Revised systematics and higher classification of pierid butterflies (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) based on molecular data. Zoologica scripta 43(6): 641–650. DOI: 10.1111/zsc.12075 Paywall. Reference page.

Vernacular names
日本語: コバネシロチョウ亜科

Dismorphiinae, the mimic sulphurs, is a subfamily of butterflies from the family Pieridae. It consists of about 100 species in seven genera, distributed mainly in the Neotropical region, of which only one species occurs in North America and one genus, Leptidea, is in the Palaeartic region.


Dismorphia Hübner, 1816
Enantia Hübner, [1819]
Lieinix Gray, 1832
Leptidea Billberg, 1820
Moschoneura Butler, 1870
Patia Klots, 1933
Pseudopieris Godman & Salvin, [1890]

External links

Dismorphiinae at Tree of Life (with phylogenetic hypothesis)
Dismorphiinae, at Markku Savela's butterfly website
Images representing Dismorphiinae at EOL
Pteron Images of Dismorphiinae, in Japanese but with binomial names.
Mariposas Mexicanas Images of Mexican Dismorphiinae
Neotropical Butterflies Gallery
Learn about butterflies Mimicry by Patia orisse
Julius Röber, in Seitz, A. (1907) The Macrolepidoptera of the World 5: The Macrolepidoptera of the American faunistic region. Pieridae text

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