Species Chart

This page contains a listing of all primary species found in the UK. The species are organised by the family to which they belong.

Family: Pieridae

Wood White - male disturbing mating pair - Botany Bay, 8 May 2012

Wood White
Leptidea sinapis
Male
Photo © Colin Knight

Wood-White-Wicken Wood 14 June 2010 03C3328

Wood White
Leptidea sinapis
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Wood White Female (in flight) - Botany Bay, Sussex 25-June-12 (013-3)

Wood White
Leptidea sinapis
Female
Photo © P.J.Underwood

Wood White female - Botany Bay, Chiddingfold, Surrey 24-May-2016

Wood White
Leptidea sinapis
Female Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Wood White - ovum - Chiddingfold - 15-Aug-13

Wood White
Leptidea sinapis
Ovum
Photo © Pete Eeles

Wood White - larva - Thatcham - 20-Sep-13 (1) [REARED]

Wood White
Leptidea sinapis
Larva
Photo © Pete Eeles

Wood White - pupa - Thatcham - 01-Mar-14 {REARED}

Wood White
Leptidea sinapis
Pupa
Photo © Pete Eeles

Cryptic Wood White
Leptidea juvernica
Male

Cryptic Wood White - male - Craigavon Lakes, Northern Ireland - 22-May-14-2

Cryptic Wood White
Leptidea juvernica
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Cryptic Wood White
Leptidea juvernica
Female

Cryptic Wood White - imago - Craigavon Lakes, Northern Ireland - 29-May-13-23

Cryptic Wood White
Leptidea juvernica
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Cryptic Wood White - ovum - Craigavon Lakes, Northern Ireland - 22-May-14-5

Cryptic Wood White
Leptidea juvernica
Ovum
Photo © Pete Eeles

Cryptic Wood White - larva - Thatcham - 09-Jul-14 [REARED]-2

Cryptic Wood White
Leptidea juvernica
Larva
Photo © Pete Eeles

Cryptic Wood White - pupa - Thatcham - 19-Jul-14 [REARED}

Cryptic Wood White
Leptidea juvernica
Pupa
Photo © Pete Eeles

Orange Tip male - Five Oaks, Sussex 8-April-2014

Orange-tip
Anthocharis cardamines
Male
Photo © Neil Hulme

Orange-tip male -  Five Oaks, Sussex 30-Mar-2014

Orange-tip
Anthocharis cardamines
Male Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Orange-tip female - Solihull West Midlands 28.04.2014

Orange-tip
Anthocharis cardamines
Female
Photo © Neil Freeman

Orange-tip female - Solihull West Midlands 23.05.2015

Orange-tip
Anthocharis cardamines
Female Underside
Photo © Neil Freeman

Orange-tip - ovum - Woolhampton Gravel Pits - 01-May-16

Orange-tip
Anthocharis cardamines
Ovum
Photo © Pete Eeles

Orange-tip - larva - Thatcham - 31-May-10 (1) {REARED}

Orange-tip
Anthocharis cardamines
Larva
Photo © Pete Eeles

Orange-tip pupa - Caterham, Surrey 17-Sept-2013

Orange-tip
Anthocharis cardamines
Pupa
Photo © Vince Massimo

Black-Veined White - imago - Gola del Infernaccio, Monti Sibillini, Italy - 16-Jun-08 (2)

Black-veined White
Aporia crataegi
Male
Photo © Pete Eeles

Black Veined White - Spain - 21 June 2012

Black-veined White
Aporia crataegi
Male Underside
Photo © Nigel Kiteley

Black-Veined White - imago - Lauenensee, Lauenen, Switzerland - 10-Jul-11

Black-veined White
Aporia crataegi
Female
Photo © Pete Eeles

Black-Veined White - imago - Stockbridge Down - 27-Jul-07 [Neil Hulme]

Black-veined White
Aporia crataegi
Female Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Black-Veined White - ovum - Thatcham - 15-May-05 [REARED]

Black-veined White
Aporia crataegi
Ovum
Photo © Pete Eeles

Black-Veined White - larva - Thatcham - 15-Apr-06 (2) [REARED]

Black-veined White
Aporia crataegi
Larva
Photo © Pete Eeles

Black-Veined White - pupa - Gola del Infernaccio, Monti Sibillini, Italy - 16-Jun-08 (2)

Black-veined White
Aporia crataegi
Pupa
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large White (m) (spring brood) Harmondsworth Moor Middlesex 2nd June 2013

Large White
Pieris brassicae
Male
Photo © millerd

Large White Male - First Brood, Crawley, Sussex 21-April-06

Large White
Pieris brassicae
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Large White female - Caterham, Surrey 28-April-2014

Large White
Pieris brassicae
Female
Photo © Vince Massimo

Large White female - Chaldon, Surrey 6-June-2010

Large White
Pieris brassicae
Female Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Large White - ovum - Thatcham - 24-Jul-14

Large White
Pieris brassicae
Ovum
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large White - larva - Thatcham - 09-Jun-07 (2)

Large White
Pieris brassicae
Larva
Photo © Pete Eeles

Large White Pupa (Grey-Green form) - Caterham, Surrey 19-Sept-11

Large White
Pieris brassicae
Pupa
Photo © Vince Massimo

Small White (m) (spring brood) Stanwell Moor Middlesex 23rd May 2013

Small White
Pieris rapae
Male
Photo © millerd

Small White male - Caterham, Surrey 5-May-2013

Small White
Pieris rapae
Male Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

Small White female (first brood) - Crawley, Sussex 17-April-07

Small White
Pieris rapae
Female
Photo © Vince Massimo

Small White - imago - f - ovipositing, Provence 26th April 2011

Small White
Pieris rapae
Female Underside
Photo © NickB

Small White - ovum - Thatcham - 24-Jul-16

Small White
Pieris rapae
Ovum
Photo © Pete Eeles

Small White - larva - Thatcham - 04-Oct-11 (1) {REARED}

Small White
Pieris rapae
Larva
Photo © Pete Eeles

Small White pupa -  Caterham, Surrey 24-Aug-2010

Small White
Pieris rapae
Pupa
Photo © Vince Massimo

Green-veined White male - Solihull West Midlands 09.05.2015

Green-veined White
Pieris napi
Male
Photo © Neil Freeman

Green-veined White - imago - Thatcham - 12-May-13

Green-veined White
Pieris napi
Male Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Green-veined White female - Norfolk Estate, Sussex 14-April-2011

Green-veined White
Pieris napi
Female
Photo © Neil Hulme

Green Veined White Female (First Brood) - Crawley, Sussex 27-April-06

Green-veined White
Pieris napi
Female Underside
Photo © Vince Massimo

GVW ovum - Found at Aqualate Mere SSSI, Salop. 09/08/14

Green-veined White
Pieris napi
Ovum
Photo © Tony Moore

Green-Veined White - larva - Thatcham - 06-Jun-09 (2) {REARED}

Green-veined White
Pieris napi
Larva
Photo © Pete Eeles

Green-veined White pupa - Caterham, Surrey 6-Mar-2014

Green-veined White
Pieris napi
Pupa
Photo © Vince Massimo

Bath White male - Vitrolles, France 10-Oct-2015

Bath White
Pontia daplidice
Male
Photo © Chris Jackson

Bath White (male), Campanet, Majorca (3 August 2012)

Bath White
Pontia daplidice
Male Underside
Photo © Mark Colvin

Bath White, female, Cuidad Quesada, Spain 26th September 2010

Bath White
Pontia daplidice
Female
Photo © Lee Hurrell

Bath White female - Cadiz, Spain 2-Nov-2013

Bath White
Pontia daplidice
Female Underside
Photo © EricY

Pontia daplidice - Egg (La Gomera, February 2013) [Wolfgang Wagner]

Bath White
Pontia daplidice
Ovum
Photo © Wolfgang Wagner

Bath White - larva - Thatcham - 05-May-14 [REARED]

Bath White
Pontia daplidice
Larva
Photo © Pete Eeles

Bath White - pupa - Thatcham - 17-May-14 [REARED]-2

Bath White
Pontia daplidice
Pupa
Photo © Pete Eeles

Clouded Yellow male, Kithurst Hill, West Sussex, 9 Aug 2013

Clouded Yellow
Colias croceus
Male
Photo © Colin Knight

Clouded-Yellow- 5D33451 Chambers, Lincs 19 Aug 2013

Clouded Yellow
Colias croceus
Male Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Clouded Yellow female, Kithurst Hill, West Sussex, 8 Aug 2013

Clouded Yellow
Colias croceus
Female
Photo © Colin Knight

Clouded Yellow, female, Hayling Billy Trail, 13/08/2013

Clouded Yellow
Colias croceus
Female Underside
Photo © Pauline

Clouded Yellow - ovum - Chiddingfold - 15-Aug-13-2

Clouded Yellow
Colias croceus
Ovum
Photo © Pete Eeles

Clouded Yellow - larva - Thatcham - 31-Oct-07 (1224) {REARED}

Clouded Yellow
Colias croceus
Larva
Photo © Pete Eeles

Clouded Yellow - pupa - Thatcham - 06-Nov-07 (1) {REARED}

Clouded Yellow
Colias croceus
Pupa
Photo © Pete Eeles

Pale Clouded Yellow male - St Saphorin, Switzerland 10-Sept-2012 [Vincent Baudraz]

Pale Clouded Yellow
Colias hyale
Male
Photo © Vincent Baudraz

Pale Clouded Yellow male - Cote d'Or, France 26-July-2007

Pale Clouded Yellow
Colias hyale
Male Underside
Photo © Roger Gibbons

Pale Clouded Yellow female - Echichens, Switzerland 2-Oct-2012 [Vincent Baudraz]

Pale Clouded Yellow
Colias hyale
Female
Photo © Vincent Baudraz

Pale Clouded Yellow - imago - Little Hortobagy, Hungary - 13-Jul-06 (0541)

Pale Clouded Yellow
Colias hyale
Female Underside
Photo © Pete Eeles

Colias hyale - Egg after a few days (e.o. Memmingen 2012) [Wolfgang Wagner]

Pale Clouded Yellow
Colias hyale
Ovum
Photo © Wolfgang Wagner

Pale Clouded Yellow - larva - Thatcham - 30-Oct-09 (2) {REARED}

Pale Clouded Yellow
Colias hyale
Larva
Photo © Pete Eeles

Pale Clouded Yellow - pupa - Thatcham - 03-Nov-09 (1) {REARED}

Pale Clouded Yellow
Colias hyale
Pupa
Photo © Pete Eeles

Berger's Clouded Yellow male - Buitonne, Switzerland 3-Oct-2013 [Vincent Baudraz]

Berger's Clouded Yellow
Colias alfacariensis
Male
Photo © Vincent Baudraz

Berger's Clouded Yellow - Provence, April 2011

Berger's Clouded Yellow
Colias alfacariensis
Male Underside
Photo © NickB

Berger's Clouded Yellow female - Buitonne, Switzerland 17-Sept-2012 [Vincent Baudraz]

Berger's Clouded Yellow
Colias alfacariensis
Female
Photo © Vincent Baudraz

Berger's Clouded Yellow (female) - Alpes-Maritimes - 2 October 2014

Berger's Clouded Yellow
Colias alfacariensis
Female Underside
Photo © CFB

Colias alfacariensis - Egg after some days (eastern Swabian Alb, June 2013) [Wolfgang Wagner]

Berger's Clouded Yellow
Colias alfacariensis
Ovum
Photo © Wolfgang Wagner

Bergers Clouded Yellow - larva - Thatcham - 30-Oct-09 (1) {REARED}

Berger's Clouded Yellow
Colias alfacariensis
Larva
Photo © Pete Eeles

Bergers Clouded Yellow - pupa - Thatcham - 30-Apr-14 [REARED]

Berger's Clouded Yellow
Colias alfacariensis
Pupa
Photo © Pete Eeles

Brimstone, male, Kithurst Hill, West Sussex, 20 Aug 2013

Brimstone
Gonepteryx rhamni
Male
Photo © Colin Knight

Brimstone -  Knepp Estate, Sussex 31-July-2016

Brimstone
Gonepteryx rhamni
Male Underside
Photo © Neil Hulme

Clouded Yellow female, Cissbury Ring, West Sussex, 6 Aug 2013

Brimstone
Gonepteryx rhamni
Female
Photo © Colin Knight

Brimstone- 5D35122 Lincs Aug 2013

Brimstone
Gonepteryx rhamni
Female Underside
Photo © IainLeach

Brimstone - ovum - Pamber Forest - 04-May-16

Brimstone
Gonepteryx rhamni
Ovum
Photo © Pete Eeles

Brimstone larva (reared) - Caterham, Surrey 30-May-2012

Brimstone
Gonepteryx rhamni
Larva
Photo © Vince Massimo

Brimstone - pupa - Thatcham - 16-Jul-13 (1) [REARED]

Brimstone
Gonepteryx rhamni
Pupa
Photo © Pete Eeles