Seq # 450080010

Anthocharis cardamines (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: Jan. 13, 2019, 8:48 a.m.


A common species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Pieridae > Subfamily: Pierinae > Tribus: Anthocharini > Genus: Anthocharis > Species: Anthocharis cardamines
Vernacular names
Oranjetipje (NL), Orange-tip (EN), Aurore (FR), Aurorafalter (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1837. Catalogue des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de la Belgique, précédé du tableau des Libellulines de ce pays. — — : 1–29. On page 15.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Caterpillar


Cocoon/pupa


Flight periods

The adults fly from early April till the beginning of June.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Cardamine pratensis and Alliaria petiolata

The larva lives on several species of Cruciferae, like Cardamine, Alliaria, Isatis, Sinapis, Arabis, Lunaria, Biscutella, Hesperis.

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