Pieris napi (Green-veined white)

Hesperis matronalis (Dame's rocket)

Last update: 5 February 2021



A familiar face, the Green-veined white (Pieris napi) here on Dame’s rocket (Hesperis matronalis).

Green-veined white (Pieris napi) on Dame’s rocket (Hesperis matronalis)

The spot near the top edge of the hind wing make this a 2nd generation specimen [1]. Based on the visible grey coloration on the front wing tip and base, this could be a female.


1 Tolman, Tom & Lewington, Richard. "De nieuwe vlindergids, 450 soorten dagvlinders van Europa en Noordwest-Afrika", Tirion

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