Anthocharis cardamines (Orange Tip)

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Anthocharis cardamines (Orange Tip)

Anthocharis cardamines (Orange Tip)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: Rhopalocera (Butterflies)
Family: Pieridae (Whites)
Subfamily: Pierinae
Genus: Anthocharis
Species: Anthocharis cardamines (Orange Tip)

Norwegian name: Aurorasommerfugl

Host plants: Alliaria, Arabis, Cuckooflower (Cardamine pratensis), Hesperis, Isatis, Lunaria, Sinapis

Confusion species: Pieris brassicae (Large White), Pieris napi (Green-veined White)