Pieris rapae

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Noun1.Pieris rapae - toxic green larva of a cabbage butterflyPieris rapae - toxic green larva of a cabbage butterfly
genus Pieris, Pieris - type genus of the Pieridae
caterpillar - a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
2.Pieris rapae - small widely distributed form
cabbage butterfly - white butterfly whose larvae (cabbageworms) feed on cabbage
genus Pieris, Pieris - type genus of the Pieridae
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In New Zealand, parasitic wasps Pteromalus puparum were brought in to reduce the number of Cabbage White butterflies Pieris rapae (Hufaker and Messenger 1976).
A Hierarchy of Cues Directs the Foraging of Pieris rapae Larvae.
Antes los estudios sobre palpos labiales en Pieridae se centraron en algunas especies de Pierinae de importancia economica, entre ellas estan: Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lee, 1987; Lee & Altner, 1986a, b; Lee et al., 1985; Lee, Kim, & Altner, 1988; Lee, Altner, Kim, & Kim, 1989) y Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lee & Altner, 1986b; Bogner, 1990); pero tambien en varias especies de Heliconiinae (Nymphalidae) (Krenn & Penz, 1998).
(Hymenoptera: Apidae) and the cabbage white butterfly Pieris rapae (L.) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae).
Hsp20 mRNA in Pieris rapae pupae was clearly up-regulated between 12-48 h post-parasitization by Pteromalus puparum (Zhu et al., 2013).
To isolate effects of salt, Snell-Rood and colleagues followed up their monarch study with a test of cabbage white butterflies (Pieris rapae), which cooperate in the lab by growing on a highly controllable artificial diet.
Pieris brassicae (29.46 Percent) was the dominant species followed by Trichoplusia ni (19.28 Percent), Helicoverpa Zea (11.78 Percent), Helicoverpa armigera (11.60 Percent), Spodoptera exigua (6.65 Percent), Psedoplusia includes (5.09 Percent), Spodoptera litura (3.81 Percent), Agrotis ipsilon (4.87 Percent), Plutella xylostella (2.92 Percent), Lymatria dispar (2.24 Percent), Pieris rapae (0.92 Percent), Galleria mellonella (0.71 Percent), Evergestris rimosalis (0.53 Percent) and Menduca sexta (0.14 Percent).
The Wisconsin Fast Plants group has used Pieris rapae, the cabbage white butterfly, as a model organism to demonstrate the interdependence of these butterflies and rapid-cycling Brassica rapa, or the Fast Plant, developed by Paul Williams at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Williams & Hill, 1986).
In fact, one, the Cabbage White (Pieris rapae) is not even indigenous to North America.
& Le C.) Checkered White Pontia occidentalis (Reakirt) Western White Pieris napi (L.) Mustard White Pieris rapae (L.) Cabbage Butterfly Euchloe ausonides (Lucas) Large Marble Anthocharis sara Lucas Sara Orange Tip Colias philodice Godart Clouded Sulphur Colias eurytheme Bdv.
Induction did not affect the feeding behavior of the larvae of the specialist butterfly, Pieris rapae.
The large white cabbage butterfly (Pieris brassicae) or the small white butterfly (Pieris rapae The Vapourer Moth Orgyia antiqua, whose caterpillars eat leaves of dahlias, don't mind other 'snacks' either.