Pieridae: Coliadinae

1546 (ABH58.013) Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni, (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Schwarzenbachtalsperre, August 2013
Schwarzenbachtalsperre, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Schwarzenbachtalsperre, August 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
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General InformationOverwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 60-74mm
Foodplant(s): Purging Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica), Alder Buckthorn (Frangula alnus)
Flying: One generation, July-June (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Not endangered

Habitat

Scrubby grassland, woodland and hedgerows.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in .



Flying/Adult:

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Green, yellow, white, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5