Superfamily Papilionoidea butterflies

Typically day-flying, colourful, broad-winged insects with slender antennae which, unlike those of other Lepidoptera, terminate in a distinct club (Fig. 133); labial palps long and often prominent;

Fig. l33 Antenna of a butterfly - family Pieridae.

Fig. 134 Arrangement of crochets on a pair of abdominal prolegs of a pierid larva - family Pieridae.

frenulum absent; forelegs often reduced or otherwise modified.

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