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ARTOGEIA MANNII  -  SOUTHERN SMALL WHITE


A group of mixed whites. Dietro Beseno, Trentino.06.04.2014. In the r.h. photo P.manii are the 2 whites on the right with their wings open.
The black wing tip marking extending down the outer edge of the wing to vein 3-4, and the post-discal black spot, which is slightly concave on the outer edge, point to the Southern Small White (manii) rather than the ordinary Small White (rapae), which has a grey wing tip marking that extends further inwards rather than downwards. Rapae's post-discal spot is also grey and rounder.


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