Green-veined white - Artogeia napi

Underside  

Family: Pieridae.

Flight Time: April - September.

Size: 36-50mm

Altitude: 0-2000m

 

Although a very variable species with numerous named subspecies, the characteristic green veins make it easy to identify in the field.

Widespread in Europe, it tends to use wild foodplants rather than the cultivated plants which the Large and Small white use.

Upperside.

 

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Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

Brassicaceae

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Green-veined white distribution.

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