Main: (Pieridae / Dismorphiinae)
58.001 [B&F: 1541] Wood White (Leptidea sinapis) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: An endangered Red Data Book species, in woodland clearings, woodland edges, undercliffs and scrub; 0-300 m (0-1900 m in Europe) in southern England, where declining, and parts of Ireland, where still widespread; mainland Europe and Scandinavia. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight in recent years. Wingspan 36-48 mm. Indistinguishable in the field from Real's Wood White, from which separable only by dissection of the genitalia. Larva feeds on Meadow Vetchling, Bitter Vetchling, Tufted Vetch, Bird's-foot Trefoil and Greater Bird's-foot Trefoil.

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Bentley Wood, Cowleys Copse11127/05/1998Adult
Bentley Wood, Cowleys Copse1121997Adult
Burley11112/06/1987Adult
Embley Park Woods1101700Not recorded
New Copse1101900Not recorded
Stubby Copse Inclosure1101900Not recorded
Woodfidley1101900Not recorded
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