Pieris napi - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

PIERIDAE

Pierinae

Las Descargues, 10 August 2008
Pieris napi Adult

7000

© Robin Howard

Pieris napi (Linnaeus, 1758)

Green-veined White
La Piéride du navet

Wingspan: 36-54mm

A trivoltine species on the wing from February to November. A common species throughout of damp meadows, woodland margins, floristically-rich pasture and river-valleys.

The larva feeds on various species of Brassicaaceae.

 

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