Full scientific name:
Aporia crataegi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1 brood per year. Overwinters as caterpillar.
Distribution in Croatia
More common along the coast. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The wings have a white coloration and are characterized by distinct black veins. As the individual ages, the wings may take on a brownish hue and develop transparent edges.
Imago feeds with nectar of various flowers. It often absorbs juices on the ground.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Woodlands and woodland clearances on the rocky terrains. Elevations: 0-1500m.