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Anthocharis euphenoides

( Staudinger 1869 )

Vulgar Name : Aurora Provence

Family: Pieridae

Front wing length 16-21 mm

Male : yellow with basal blackish tinge . Forewings with a large orange subapical area bounded by a blackish tinge , stain discocellulare black and blackish apical edge . The rear design shines greenish backhand .

Reverse: yellow. White front with a large subapical orange band that leaves uncovered the apical area yellow with slight greenish design . Discocellulare black stain . Rear more or less intensely covered by a thick greenish design that leaves uncovered numerous yellow spaces .

Female : white with blackish tinge baseline . Fore wings with a black spot discocellulare , orange subapical area covered mostly by drawings blackish . In the rear yellowish gray shines through in the design of the reverse.

Distribution: western and central Alps . Central-Southern Apennines

Habitat: meadows and thickets of the basal plane and mountain , between 300 and 2000 meters above sea level

Generations per year : one with flickering of adults in April- magus .

Plants suckler : Biscutella laeviga

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  • Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9448 W: 132 N: 18258] (118527)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2014-05-17
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/11, 1/250 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-05-17 5:53
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