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Euchloe charlonia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Pieridae
Scientific name  Euchloe charlonia
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Euchloe
Rank  Species
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Similar  Euchloe, Euchloe belemia, Euchloe penia, Euchloe ausonia, Euchloe falloui

Euchloe charlonia, the greenish black-tip or lemon white, is a butterfly in the Pieridae family. Its range is mainly in northern Africa, the Middle East and occasionally the southern Iberian Peninsula, especially Spain.

The larvae feed on Diplotaxis pendula, Succowia balearica, Moricandia arvensis, Eruca vesicaria, Cleome arabica, Reseda villosa, Eryngium tenue and Diplotaxis acris.

Subspecies

  • Euchloe charlonia charlonia (North Africa, Arabia)
  • Euchloe charlonia mesopotamica (Staudinger, [1892])
  • References

    Euchloe charlonia Wikipedia


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