Pieris napi (Green-veined White)

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Pieris napi (Green-veined White)

Pieris napi (Green-veined 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 napi (Green-veined White)

Norwegian name: Rapssommerfugl

Host plants: Alliaria, Alyssum, Arabis, Arabis glabra, Cardamine, Cuckooflower (Cardamine pratensis), Hairy Rock-cress (Arabis hirsuta), Lepidium, Lunaria, Sinapis, Sinapis arvensis

Confusion species: Anthocharis cardamines (Orange Tip), Aporia crataegi (Black-veined White), Pieris brassicae (Large White), Pieris rapae (Small White)