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Pieris napi (Linnaeus, 1758)

A common species throughout Belgium.

The larva lives on Cardamine, Nasturtium, Lepidium, Lunaria, Hesperia, Arabis etc.

The adults fly in three generation a year: from mid April till the beginning of June, and the second and third generations overlapping from early July till mid September.

Belgium, Namur, Hermeton, 28 April 2005.
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)
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