Use of Cleome spinosa as a Larval Foodplant by Pieris rapae (Lepidoptera: Pieridae).

P. M. Catling, V. R. Brownell

Abstract


Pieris rapae (Linnaeus) is reported using the cultivated annual, Cleome spinosa (Capparidaceae), as a larval foodplant in southern Ontario, Canada.

Keywords


Ascia; Canada; Capparidaceae; Cruciferae; hostplants; Ontario; Nearctic; North America

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