Eastern Dappled White
Full scientific name:
Euchloe ausonia (Hübner, 1805)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1 brood per year. Overwinters as pupa.
Distribution in Croatia
Along the coast only. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
Both wings have a white upper side with a dark tip located at the apex of the forewing. The tip has a few white spots. The forewing has a flag-shaped black spot near the costa that is also visible on the underside. The underside of the hindwing features yellow-green dark spots that are interconnected, forming a lace-like pattern. The hindwing’s upper side is white.
Imago feeds with nectar of various flowers. It flies slowly.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Hot and dry edges of woodlands and olive groves. Elevations: 0-800m.