Pieris ergane

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Mountain Small White
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Tribe: Pierini
Genus: Pieris
Species: P. ergane
Binomial name
Pieris ergane
(Geyer, [1828])

The Mountain Small White (Pieris ergane) is a butterfly of the Pieridae family. It is found in Southern Europe, Asia Minor, Syria, Iraq, Iran and Transcaucasia.

The length of the forewings is 19–24 mm. Adults are on wing from April to September in two to three generations

The larvae feed on Aethionema saxatile and Aethionema orbiculatum.

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