Butterfly - Orange Tip ( Male )
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 24th April 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 


Female Underwing
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 23rd May 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Female.
Taken at Aberlady on 4th May 2014 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
 
Female Underwing
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 1st June 2015 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Male Underwing.
Taken at Caerlaverock, on 3rd May 2009 using Nikon DX40
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
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Butterfly - Orange Tip.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Anthocharis cardamines.
Lepidoptera.
Pieridae.

Larval Food:

Adult Food:

Body Length:
Wingspan:
Male:

Female:


Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Cuckooflower,Garlic Mustard, Charlock ,
Hairy Rock-cress, Hedge Mustard and Large Bitter-cress
Cuckoo Flower, Garlic Mustard, Cow Parsley and
other members of the Cabbage family.
4 cm.
40 - 52 mm
Bright orange tips on it's white upper forewings which
can be seen on it's underwings.
The tips of the female's forewings are black rather than orange.
The underside of the hindwings on both sexes is
white with subtle greenish marbling.
Hedgerows, riverbanks, woodland margins and meadows.
March-October.