Habitat and Ecology
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Pieris cheiranthi
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Pieris cheiranthi
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
Canary Islands Large White
Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. The wingspan is 57–66 millimetres (2.2–2.6 in). The butterfly flies from March to October. The larvae feed on Tropaeolum majus (nasturtiums) and Crambe strigosa.
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