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Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Large White
Piéride du chou

Genus: Pieris Schrank, 1801   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
P. brassicae (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ceccano (Frosinone), Italy, October 19, 2008
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. brassicae (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ceccano (Frosinone), Italy, October 23, 2005
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. brassicae (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, October 20, 2002
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. brassicae (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ceccano, località S. Ermete (Frosinone), Italy, October 20, 2002
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 9, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female laying eggs), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 20, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female laying eggs), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 20, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Monti della Laga (Rieti), Italy, June 1991
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Larva:
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 22, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 22, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Roma, Italy, September 1993
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. brassicae (© Diego Reggianti)
Larva, Roma, Italy, May 5, 2000
(Photo by Diego Reggianti)
P. brassicae (© Jose Ramon Erezuma)
Larvae, Ajangiz (Bizkaia), Spain, May 2004
(Photo by Jose Ramon Erezuma)
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae (first instar), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 6, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae (first instar), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 7, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae (second instar), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 26, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae (penultimate instar), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 20, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupae, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 26, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa (just before hatching), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 8, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Roma, Italy, November 1990
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
P. brassicae (© Paolo Mazzei)
Eggs, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 4, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. brassicae (© Raniero Panfili)
Eggs, Ceccano (Frosinone), Italy, June 12, 2005
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)

Foodplants:
Principally Brassicaceae, but also Tropaeolaceae, Capparaceae

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