Leptidea sinapis (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Pieridae)

Forewing Length: 19-24mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
M(10 Days) April - October (Winter) May - June
(Earliest: 16.5)
July - August

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Several Fabaceae
Food:
(Adult)

Lathyrus linifolius
Parasitoids:
Scambus brevicornis Larva

Cotesia glomerata Larva

Cotesia tibialis Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of Belgium: Leptidea sinapis
UK Butterflies: Wood White
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Leptidea sinapis
Lepiforum: Leptidea sinapis


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