Pieris rapae (Small White)

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Pieris rapae (Small White)

Pieris rapae (Small White)
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: Pieris
Species: Pieris rapae (Small White)

Norwegian name: Liten kålsommerfugl

Host plants: Alliaria, Amaranthaceae, Arabis, Brassica, Brassicaceae, Lepidium, Reseda, Resedaceae

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