Full scientific name:
Gonepteryx rhamni (Linnaeus, 1758)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1-2 broods per year. Overwinters as imago.
Distribution in Croatia
The entire territory. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The wings of Gonepteryx rhamni are yellow, which is similar to those of Gonepteryx cleopatra. However, the female Gonepteryx rhamni has a more pointed wing shape, whereas the female Gonepteryx cleopatra has a slightly more rounded wing shape.
When lands, it keeps wings closed.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Woodlands, edges of woodlands, meadows, gardens and parks. Elevations: 0-1500m.