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Pieris napi (Green-veined White Butterfly)

Synonyms: Papilio napaeae; Pieris napi neobryoniae; Pieris napi sequoia

Wikipedia Abstract

The green-veined white (Pieris napi) is a butterfly of the Pieridae family.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bath and Bradford-on-Avon Bats 265 England, United Kingdom  
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve 90 Michigan, United States
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Cerne and Sydling Downs 912 England, United Kingdom
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Crymlyn Bog/ Cors Crymlyn 740 Wales, United Kingdom
Duddon Mosses 774 England, United Kingdom
Foinaven 36684 Scotland, United Kingdom
Gower Commons/ Tiroedd Comin Gwyr 4390 Wales, United Kingdom
Kinloch and Kyleakin Hills 13015 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Lake District High Fells 66717 England, United Kingdom
Loch Maree Complex 38882 Scotland, United Kingdom
Lochs Duich, Long and Alsh Reefs 5883 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Lower River Spey – Spey Bay 1613 Scotland, United Kingdom
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Norfolk Valley Fens 1523 England, United Kingdom  
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
North York Moors 108930 England, United Kingdom
Parco Naturale Adamello 53676 Italy  
Rassal 2514 Scotland, United Kingdom  
River Derwent and Bassenthwaite Lake 4529 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
South Pennine Moors 160577 England, United Kingdom  
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
Strathglass Complex 58277 Scotland, United Kingdom
Sunart 25320 Scotland, United Kingdom
Torfowiska Orawsko-Nowotarskie 20400 Poland  
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)[1]
Arabidopsis lyrata subsp. petraea (sand-dune rockcress)[2]
Arabis alpina (Alpine rock-cress)[3]
Armoracia rusticana (Horseradish)[2]
Barbarea orthoceras (American yellowrocket)[3]
Barbarea verna (Land cress)[3]
Barbarea vulgaris (Common Wintergreen)[2]
Berteroa incana (Hoary alyssum)[3]
Bistorta officinalis (meadow bistort)[1]
Brassica napus (Rapeseed)[2]
Brassica oleracea (broccoli)[2]
Brassica rapa (Field Mustard)[3]
Cakile maritima (Sea Rocket)[2]
Calendula aurantiaca (Pot Marigold)[3]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[1]
Cardamine amara (Large Bittercress)[2]
Cardamine californica (Milkmaids)[3]
Cardamine cordifolia (heartleaf bittercress)[3]
Cardamine diphylla (Broadleaf toothwort)[3]
Cardamine flexuosa (Wavy Bittercress)[1]
Cardamine hirsuta (Hairy Bittercress)[2]
Cardamine pratensis (Cuckoo Flower)[1]
Cirsium palustre (Marsh Thistle)[1]
Cochlearia danica (Danish Scurvy-grass)[2]
Descurainia incana (mountain tansymustard)[3]
Descurainia sophioides (northern tansymustard)[3]
Draba aurea (golden draba)[3]
Epilobium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium (Rosebay Willowherb)[1]
Erysimum cheiri (Aegean wallflower)[2]
Galinsoga quadriradiata (shaggy soldier)[3]
Hesperis matronalis (Dame's Rocket)[2]
Hieracium obtusissimum (Alpine Ragwort)[1]
Lepidium virginicum (Wild Pepper-Grass)[3]
Menyanthes trifoliata (buck-bean)[1]
Nasturtium officinale (Water Cress)[2]
Oxalis montana (mountain woodsorrel)[1]
Prunella vulgaris (common selfheal)[1]
Raphanus raphanistrum (Wild Radish)[2]
Raphanus sativus (Wild Radish)[3]
Reseda lutea (wild mignonette)[2]
Reseda odorata (garden mignonette)[2]
Rorippa islandica (northern marsh yellowcress)[3]
Rorippa sylvestris (Creeping Yellowcress)[2]
Sinapis alba (White mustard)[3]
Sinapis arvensis (Charlock)[2]
Sisymbrium officinale (Hedge Mustard)[2]
Stellaria graminea (little starwort)[1]
Stellaria holostea (addersmeat)[1]
Succisa pratensis (devilsbit)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]
Thlaspi arvense (Field Pennycress)[3]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[1]
Tropaeolum majus (nasturtium)[2]
Vicia cracca (cow vetch)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acronicta euphorbiae (Sweet Gale Moth)3
Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)5
Anthocharis cardamines (Orange Tip Butterfly)17
Anthophila fabriciana (Nettle-tap Moth)3
Aphantopus hyperantus (Ringlet Butterfly)5
Apis mellifera (honey bee)7
Autographa gamma (Silver Y Moth)9
Boloria selene (Silver-bordered fritillary)5
Callistege mi (Mother Shipton Moth)3
Callophrys rubi (Green Hairstreak Butterfly)3
Ceutorhynchus assimilis6
Ceutorhynchus contractus7
Ceutorhynchus hirtulus4
Cnephasia asseclana (Flax Tortrix Moth)5
Cnephasia incertana (Light Grey Tortrix Moth)3
Cnephasia stephensiana (Grey Tortrix Moth)3
Coenonympha pamphilus (Small Heath Butterfly)5
Columba palumbus (Common Wood Pigeon)3
Delia radicum (cabbage maggot)3
Ematurga atomaria (Common Heath Moth)4
Empis livida3
Episyrphus balteatus (Marmelade Fly)6
Euclidia glyphica (Burnet Companion Moth)4
Eurois occulta (great gray dart)3
Gonepteryx rhamni (Brimstone Butterfly)3
Helophilus hybridus3
Helophilus pendulus (Striped Hover Fly)6
Helophilus trivittatus (Sun Fly)3
Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-Eye Moth)4
Lycaena phlaeas (Small Copper Butterfly)4
Maniola jurtina (Meadow Brown Butterfly)3
Meliscaeva cinctella4
Peridroma saucia (variegated cutworm)4
Phaonia angelicae3
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)4
Phyllotreta cruciferae3
Phyllotreta undulata4
Pieris brassicae (Large White)20
Pieris rapae (imported cabbageworm)20
Plutella xylostella (Diamondback moth)5
Polyommatus icarus (Common Blue Butterfly)3
Psylliodes napi4
Pyrgus malvae (Grizzled Skipper)4
Rhingia campestris7
Sericomyia silentis6
Standfussiana lucernea (Northern Rustic)3
Thymelicus lineola (European skipper)3
Thymelicus sylvestris (Small Skipper)3
Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper)3
Volucella bombylans4
Volucella pellucens (White-banded Drone Fly)3
Xanthorhoe designata (Flame Carpet Moth)6
Xanthorhoe fluctuata (Garden Carpet Moth)8

Predators

Misumena vatia (flower spider)[3]

Consumers

Pollinator of 
Bistorta officinalis (meadow bistort)[1]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[1]
Cardamine pratensis (Cuckoo Flower)[1]
Cirsium arvense (Creeping Thistle)[3]
Cornus canadensis (Canadian bunchberry)[3]
Epilobium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium (Rosebay Willowherb)[1]
Geranium platyanthum[3]
Hieracium obtusissimum (Alpine Ragwort)[1]
Hypochaeris radicata (Common Catsear)[3]
Lonicera heterophylla[3]
Menyanthes trifoliata (buck-bean)[1]
Oxalis montana (mountain woodsorrel)[1]
Prunella vulgaris (common selfheal)[1]
Stellaria graminea (little starwort)[1]
Stellaria holostea (addersmeat)[1]
Succisa pratensis (devilsbit)[1]

Distribution

Germany; Mongolia; ;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Ecology of Commanster 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
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