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Large White Butterfly Larvae

Pieris brassicae


Large white larvae experience four moltings and five instars. Black head. Green body with a yellow stripe and black dots.


The large white is common throughout Europe, North Africa, Asia even through the Himalayas. Often in agricultural areas, meadows and parkland.

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1 Comment

maplemoth662 3 years ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

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Custóias, Leça do Balio e Guifões, Norte, Portugal

Spotted on Apr 11, 2016
Submitted on Apr 11, 2016

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