Wood White Leptidea sinapis (Linn.)

 

Widespread but very localized. Mainly in S England. In Ireland restricted to the Burren.

Grassy woodland rides; coastal undercliffs in S England. Ireland on limestone pavement.

Legumes, eg Meadow Vetchling, Bitter-vetch, Bird's-foot Tefoils.

Usually late May to late July. Occasional second emergence in August.



2017.08.13 Northamptonshire Bucknell Wood 5 Beds & Northants BC
2017.07.31 Buckinghamshire Stoke Park Wood 1 Upper Thames BC
2017.07.31 Dorset Lyme Regis undercliff 6 Dorset BC
2017.07.29 Sussex Tugley Wood 12 Sussex BC
2017.07.25 Dorset Monmouth Beach, Lyme Regis 8 Frampton, Olly
2017.07.10 Bedfordshire Felmersham Gravel Pits NR 1 Beds & Northants BC
2017.07.04 Surrey Chidddingfold 1 Surrey BC 
2017.06.17 Devon Meeth Quarry 8 Devon BC
2017.06.10 Northamptonshire Salcey Forest 17 Suffolk BC
2017.06.03 Northamptonshire Bucknell Wood 57 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.28 Northamptonshire Bucknell Wood 35 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.28 Northamptonshire Salcey Forest 15 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.28 Northamptonshire Wicken Wood 18 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.27 Northamptonshire Bucknell Wood 41 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.27 Northamptonshire Salcey Forest 14 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.28 Buckinghamshire Wicken Wood 3 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.28 NorthamptonshireSalcey Forest several Herts & Middlesex BC
2017.05.25 Surrey Botany Bay 1+ Sussex BC
2017.05.23 Northamptonshire Salcey Forest 5 McLennan, Alex
2017.05.20 Surrey Botany Bay 12 Sussex BC
2017.05.18 Devon Meeth Quarry 3 Devon BC
2017.05.16 Northamptonshire Whistley Wood 4 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.15 Surrey Botany Bay 35 Sussex BC
2017.05.14 Devon Branscombe undercliff 20+ Devon BC
2017.05.14 Buckinghamshire Wicken Wood 3 Lacey, Mick
2017.05.14 Devon Hooken Undercliff, Branscombe 1+ Devon BC
2017.05.14 Northamptonshire Bucknell Wood 6 Beds & Northants BC
2017.05.11 Buckinghamshire Wicken Wood 3 Upper Thames BC
2017.05.10 Surrey Botany Bay 10+ UK Butterflies
2017.05.10 Herefordshire Haugh Wood 14+ Jenkins, Gareth
2017.05.08 Devon Branscombe undercliff 8 Devon BC
2017.05.07 Northamptonshire Hazlebury Forest 1 Beds & Northants BC
2017.04.23 Surrey Chiddingfold Forest  1  Bugalert correspondent
2017.04.23 Wiltshire Chiddingfold Forest  1  UK Butterflies 
2017.04.18 Devon Littlecombe Shoot  3  Devon BC 
2017.04.18 Dorset Uddens Plantation  2  Bugalert correspondent