Euchloe falloui

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Scarce green-striped white
Euchloe falloui falloui female 1.jpg
Female
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Euchloe
Species: E. falloui
Binomial name
Euchloe falloui
(Allard, 1867)[1]
Synonyms
  • Anthocharis falloui Allard, 1867
  • Euchloe seitzi Röber, 1907
  • Euchloe falloui obsolescens Rothschild, 1913
  • Euchloe falloui lucida Sheljuzuzhko, 1914
  • Euchloe falloui f. choumovitschi Chnéour, 1935
  • Euchloe faloui faloui f. nigromarginata Chnéour, 1947
  • Euchloe faloui faloui f. elisabethae Chnéour, 1947
  • Euchloe flloui farizae Tarrier, [1993]

Euchloe falloui, the scarce green-striped white, is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found in Mauritania, Algeria, Chad, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Arabia.[2]

The wingspan is 29–34 mm (1.1–1.3 in). Adults are on wing from November to May, usually in two but sometimes in three generations per year.[3]

The larvae feed on Moricandia arvensis, Moricandia sinaica, Reseda muricata, Diplotaxis acris, Schouwia thebaica and Zilla spinosa.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Euchloe falloui falloui (Mauritania, Algeria, Chad, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Saudi Arabia)
  • Euchloe falloui saudi Larsen, 1983 (Saudi Arabia)

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