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Pieris canidia (Sparrman, 1768)

Самка  (Pieris canidia)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Pieridae subfamily Pierinae tribe Pierini genus Pieris subgenus Artogeia → species Pieris canidia

Species name(s)

Pieris (Artogeia) canidia (Sparrman, 1768) = Papilio canidia Linnaeus, 1768 = Papilio gliciria Cramer, [1777] = Pieris canidia mars Bang-Haas, 1927 = Pieris canidia palaearctica Staudinger, 1886.


Russia regions

#40. Primorsky.

Самка  (Pieris canidia)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • wingspan 45-55 mm. Male UP is white with black FW apex and a black discal spot, HW with a broad black spot at apex and a series of black marginal spots at the end of veins. Female similar but all markings are broader, an additional discal spot at FW dorsum present. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: Seaside. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Distribution in Thailand: Wiang Pa Pao, Wang Chin [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Larva food plants

  • Brassica oleracea, Cleome spinosa, Rorippa dubia [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Pieris canidia


Photos: Alex Dumchus, Anna Gerasimova.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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