A white butterfly with prominent black markings, easily recognisable in flight. The upperside has extensive black basal and marginal suffusion, the underside is white with finer black markings. Males and females are similar. It could only be confused with other members of the same genius, which are unknown in Corfu.
Forest clearings, meadows, roadsides and dry hillsides.
Brachypodium distachyon, Brachypodium glaucovirens, Heath False-brome Brachypodium pinnatum, Brachypodium retusum, Tor-grass Brachypodium rupestre, False Brome Brachypodium sylvaticum, Annual Meadow Grass Poa annua, Bulbous Meadow Grass Poa bulbosa, Poa cephalonica, Poa compressa, Poa glauca, Poa infirma, Poa jubata, Poa maroccana, Poa perligularis, Poa timoleontis, Rough Meadow-grass Poa trivialis.
A strong flier, that stops to nectar often and frequently allows easy photography of its open wings, whilst basking.
*The information provided in the tables below is based on verified sightings of the Balkan Marbled White submitted via this website since 1st January 2021.
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The chart below shows flight data by month for 2023 submitted online since 1st January 2023 to 8th June 2023.
The chart below shows flight data by month based on all data submitted online since 1st January 2019 to 8th June 2023.
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