Pieridae: Coliadinae

07025 Powdered Brimstone Gonepteryx farinosa, (Zeller, 1847)

BF -- (ABH58.000)


General Information

Extremely rare and localised in Bulgaria. More common over the border in Greece.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Flying: One generation flying from June to August later hibernating and appearing again in the early spring


Hot rocky slopes where its foodplant, Christ's Thorn (Paliurus spina-christi) grows.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.