Underside of a male of A. crataegi. Sex can be discerned from the venation colour: black in males and dark brown in females. Big butterfly in the Pieridae family, with a wingspan of 50-58 mm. Often found on shrubs.
Open area with shrubs in a pine tree forest. Parque Nacional de Sierra de Guadarrama
Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/30 sec.; f/11; ISO Speed Rating: 200. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. No Flash fired
Lat: 40.74, Long: -4.09
Spotted on Jun 29, 2016
Submitted on Feb 2, 2017