Black-veined White Butterfly Aporia crataegi

Black-veined White Butterfly
Black-veined White Butterfly
The Black-veined White Butterfly is found through much of temperate Eurasia and North America. Previously native also to southern Britain, the butterfly was extinct in Britain around the mid 1920s.
Black-veined White Butterfly
Black-veined White Butterfly
There is another butterfly called the Black-veined White (Dixeia doxo) native to Africa. It looks very different and is not shown on this page.
Black-veined White Butterfly
Black-veined White Butterfly
Black-veined White Butterfly
They often gather together in colonies at rest.