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Species Account for Leptidea sinapis

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Leptidea sinapis  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Wood White
Lepidoptera: butterflies: Pieridae

Wood White courtship 1 Copyright: Robert Smith

 
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National status: Nb
W&C Act: Schedule 5
BAP status: UKBAP  
Essex RDB: Appendix



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Wood White courtship 2
Wood White courtship 2
Wood White courtship 1
Wood White courtship 1
Leptidea sinapis
Leptidea sinapis

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Taxonomic group: butterflies (Lepidoptera: butterflies) - Part county data   
Wood White on UK Butterflies website
 
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Essex Red Data List comment
Appendix. Wood White. Notable/Nb. Extremely rare vagrant; extinct - resident very locally until early 19th century. Currently subject to re-establishment efforts at the Marks Hall Wood complex.


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