Main: (Pieridae / Pierinae)
58.009 [B&F: 1552] Bath White (Pontia daplidice) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Common in open areas, roadside verges, waste ground and farmland; 0-2000 m throughout much of western Europe. Generally a rare immigrant to the UK, but occasionally appears in numbers, as in 1906 and 1945, when more than 700 were reported; since 1952, has become increasingly rare. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight a rare immigrant, with very few records in recent years. Wingspan 42-48 mm. Larva feeds on Mignonette, Hedge Mustard and Wild Radish.

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Itchen Valley11011/08/1991Adult
Micheldever12115/07/2007Adult
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