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Anthocharis cardamines (Linnaeus, 1758)

A common species throughout Belgium.

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

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


Belgium, Antwerpen, Hoboken, 10 May 2004.
(Photo © Toon Verbruggen)

 
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