Eastern wood white - Leptidea duponcheli

 

Family: Pieridae

Flight Time: April/May, June/July

Size: 46-54mm

Altitude: 50-1150m

 

 

Differs from L. sinapis in having grey and brown antennal club. There is also a 'hump' below cell on the upperside forewing which sinapis doesn't have.

This specimen was photographed in Bulgaria by Mark Ogden.

 

 

Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

Leptidea sinapis

Lathyrus spp Many

Eastern wood white distribution

 

Early Stages

 

     
 
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