Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Belenois
Family: Pieridae (Insecta/Lepidoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
aurota
NOTES

A common and widespread species which sometimes migrates in vast numbers. The larvae feed on Capparis and Maerua.


AUTHORITY
(Fabricius, 1793)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: A white butterfly with brown markings. The females are sometimes yellowish
Colour: White
Common Name
Brown veined white
Butterfly
Habitat
NOTES: Often flies in open areas in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
NOTES: Seen on flowers in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Papilio aurota



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