Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pieris napi

Pieris napi (Linnaeus, 1758)

green-veined white

on Alliaria, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Brassicaceae, oligophagous

Alliaria petiolata; Arabidopsis arenosa, thaliana; Arabis alpina & subsp. caucasica, glabra, hirsuta; Armoracia rusticana; Aurinia saxatilis; Barbarea vulgaris; Berteroa incana; Biscutella laevigata; Brassica napus, nigra, oleracea, rapa; Bunias orientalis; Cakile maritima; Cardamine amara,bulbifera, flexuosa, hitsuta, impatiens, pratensis, trifolia; Cardaria draba; Diplotaxis tenuifolia; Erysimum cheiri, odoratum; Hesperis matronalis; Iberis sempervirens; Isatis tinctoria; Lepidium latifolium; Lobularia maritima; Lunaria annua, rediviva; Matthiola incana; Nasturtium microphyllum, officinala; Noccaea caerulescens, montana; Pseudoturritis turrita; Raphanus raphanistrum, sativus; Rorippa amphibia, palustris, sylvestris; Sinapis alba, arvensis; Sisymbrium irio, loeselii, officinalis; Thlaspi arvense.

Also Reseda odorata; Tropaeolum majus (Tropaeolaceae).

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Baquero, Moraza, AriƱo & Jordana (2011a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 15.v.2021