Irish moths and butterflies

Green-veined White

Family: Pieridae

1551     *     Green-veined White     *     Pieris napi

Widespread, common

Flight time: April-October, two broods
Habitat: Damp meadows, woods, moors and gardens

Larval food plants include Garlic Mustard, Hedge Mustard, Cuckoo-flower (Lady's-smock) and Charlock

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork

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