Main: (Pieridae / Pierinae)
58.003 [B&F: 1553] Orange-tip (Anthocharis cardamines) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Common in woodland edges, rough grassland and hedgerows; 0-600 m (0-2100 m in Europe) throughout much of the British Isles, but not in the Highlands or Islands of Scotland; mainland Europe and Scandinavia. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight widespread and common. Wingspan 38-48 mm. Larva feeds on Cuckooflower and Garlic Mustard.

Flightime guide
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 3390
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Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 35
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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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