Aporia crataegi – Pihlajaperhonen – groot geaderd witje
The wings of the female can be almost transparent.
Some years, A. crataegi can be very abundant along Liesjärventie. Here feeding on Huopaohdake (C. helenioides)
Often tens of butterflies can be found resting on the road surface where they are easily killed by car traffic.
A mating male and female.
European Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia; Pihlaja) is a host for A. crataegi.