Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pieris brassicae

Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)

large white

on Brassica, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Brassicaceae etc., narrowly polyphagous

Alliaria petiolata; Alyssum montanum; Arabis glabra; Armoracia rusticana; Aurinia saxatilis; Barbarea vulgaris; Brassica napus, oleracea & subsp. capitata, rapa; Bunias orientalis; Cakile maritima; Capparis spinosa; Capsella bursa-pastoris; Cardamine bulbifera; Cleome hassleriana; Cochlearia officinalis; Coincya monensis subsp. cheiranthos; Crambe maritima, tataria; Diplotaxis muralis, tenuifolia; Eruca vesicaria; Erysimum hieracifolium; Hesperis matronalis; Hirschfeldia incana; Isatis tinctoria; Lepidium latifolium; Lobularia maritima; Lunaria annua, rediviva; Raphanus raphanistrum, sativus; Reseda lutea; Rorippa amphibia, sylvestris; Sinapis arvensis; Sisymbrium loeselii. officinale; Thlaspi arvense; Thlaspi arvense.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Baquero, Moraza, Ariño & Jordana (2011a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lafranchis (2020a), Lepiforum (2021), Marabuto (2018a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 22.vii.2021