Eastern bath white - Pontia edusa


Family: Pieridae

Flight Time: March - October

Size: 42-48mm

Altitude: 0-2300m

The Eastern bath white replaces the Bath white in the eastern half of Europe. There is no way to tell them apart in the field, chemical analysis required!


Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

Pontia daplidice

Reseda species Diverse

Eastern bath white distribution.


Early Stages


Right pictures of P. daplidice. Bath white larva. Bath white pupa


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