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Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Range: N Africa, Eurasia.
Distribution in Bulgaria: Widespread from sea level to ca. 1800 m, but specimens can be encountered well above 2000 m a.s.l.
Habitat: Diverse bushy places; agricultural and urban environments.
Bionomics: At least three generations from April till October. Larval host-plants: various Brassicaceae. Agricultural pest.
Conservation status: One of the most common and widespread butterflies in Bulgaria. IUCN category: Lower risk, least concern.