Language: Chinese with English summary
154 species of the white and sulfur butterflies of China are described, grouped into 24 genera in 3 subfamilies. Besides the adult morphology descriptions of every species, the morphology descriptions of larvae and pupae are included as possible as known. The keys to families of Papilioidea, to subfamilies of Pieridae, to genera, and to the species of each genus are provided, The geographical distribution, and if available, the biology, foodplants and habits have been listed in the text. The original description and if have had, the synonyms and the nominal transitions of each taxon have been cited. The male and female genitalia of most species have been illustrated. The colour photos of most adults are given in the colour plates.