Main: (Pieridae / Pierinae)
58.003 [B&F: 1553] Orange-tip (Anthocharis cardamines) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Common in woodland edges, rough grassland and hedgerows; 0-600 m (0-2100 m in Europe) throughout much of the British Isles, but not in the Highlands or Islands of Scotland; mainland Europe and Scandinavia. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight widespread and common. Wingspan 38-48 mm. Larva feeds on Cuckooflower and Garlic Mustard.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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