Wood White

Leptidea sinapis

family - Pieridae (Whites)

My personal observations of Wood White: none

Reference Section

Size: 42mm (smaller than Small White - see list of butterflies by size)

First Generation flight period: May-June
Second Generation flight period: July-August in good years

Habitat: Woods
Larval Food Plants: Bitter Vetch (Lathyrus montanus), Bird's Foot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

Family Group: Pieridae - see list of butterflies by family

This page last updated: 18 April, 2004