Mount Hymettos

Pieris brassicae – Large white


Photograph by Stavros Apostolou

Large white also known as Cabbage whitε

Male butterfly and egg.

Wingspan 55-70 (large), the female has a black dot on the front wing. Widespread in Greece and Europe. Flies all the year except the coldest winter months. Reproduces 2 to 3 times a year.