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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Checkered White (Pontia protodice)

  • BND: Checkered White; Pontia protodice (Boisduval and LeConte, [1830])
  • BNA: Checkered White; Pontia protodice
  • Habitat: Disturbed open areas
  • Larval food: Cruciferae, incl. Lepidium, Capsella, Barbarea
  • Adult flight: Two, sometimes three broods, May, July, September
  • References: Royer 70, Opler & Krizek 56, Scott 220
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