Gonepteryx rhamni – Zitronenfalter – common brimstone

Art (species): Gonepteryx rhamni – Zitronenfalter – common brimstone
Gattung (genus): Gonepteryx
Unterfamilie (subfamily): Coliadinae – Gelblinge
Familie (family): Pieridae – Weisslinge
Ordnung (order): Lepidoptera – Schmetterlinge – butterflies
Klasse (class): Insecta – Insekten
Hexapoda (Sechsfüsser) >> Arthropoda (Gliederfüsser) >> Ecdysozoa (Häutungstiere) >> Protostomia (Urmünder)

Canton of Zurich, May 7 2016

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Die Raupe ernährt sich hauptsächlich vom Laub strauchiger Kreuzdorngewächse wie Faulbaum (Frangula alnus) und Purgier-Kreuzdorn (Rhamnus cathartica). Hier auf der Gefleckten Taubnessel.

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