Seq # 450040010

Aporia crataegi (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: Jan. 13, 2019, 8:44 a.m.


A rather common species in the southern part of Belgium, in the north sporadically as a vagrant.


Details

Classification
Family: Pieridae > Subfamily: Pierinae > Tribus: Pierini > Genus: Aporia > Species: Aporia crataegi
Vernacular names
Groot geaderd witje (NL), Black-veined White (EN), Gazé (FR), Baumweißling (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 mid May till the end of July.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Prunus spinosa
Host plant (genera):
Crataegus

The larva lives on Prunus spinosa and Crataegus spp.

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