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

PIERIDAE

Pierinae

Las Descargues, 21 August 2010
Pieris brassicae Adult

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© Robin Howard

Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Large White
La Piéride du chou

Wingspan: 56-68mm

Up to four generations from March to November. A very common species of floristically-rich meadows and gardens.

The larva feeds on brassicas.

 

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