Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pieris cheiranthi

Pieris cheiranthi (Hübner, 1808)

canary islands large white

on Crambe, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Brassicaceae, Tropaeolaceae, narrowly polyphagous

Brassica oleracea; Crambe gigantea, strigosa; Descurainia millefolia; Lobularia canariensis; Tropaeolum majus, minus, peregrinum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Eitschberger & Wiemers, Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

references

Acosta-Fernández (2009a), Eitschberger & Wiemers (1990a), Lepiforum (2021), pyrgus.de (2021), Wiemers (1992a, 1995a).

Last modified 11.xi.2021