Aporia crataegi

Baumweißling

Aporia crataegi
30. June 2020 jole

Aporia crataegi, the black-veined white, is a large butterfly of the family Pieridae. A. crataegi is widespread and common. Its range extends from northwest Africa in the west to Transcaucasia and across the Palearctic to Siberia and Japan in the east. In the south, it is found in Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon and Syria. It is not present in the British Isles and northern Scandinavia.

Der Baum-Weißling (Aporia crataegi) ist ein Schmetterling (Tagfalter) aus der Familie der Weißlinge (Pieridae). Das Artepitheton leitet sich von den Pflanzenarten der Gattung Crataegus (Weißdorne) ab, deren Blätter eine Nahrung der Raupen darstellen.

(Wikipedia)

 

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