Attributes of Anthocharis lanceolata

Gray Marble
Anthocharis lanceolata Lucas, 1852

Family: Pieridae
Subfamily: Pierinae
Identification: Forewing slightly pointed, outer margin concave. Top and bottom of forewing white with black cell spot and black margin at tip. Underside of hindwing with dark veins, dense gray marbling, and a white blotch underneath the costal margin.
Wing Span: 1 1/2 - 2 inches (3.8 - 5 cm).
Life History: Males patrol in valleys or draws for females. Females lay eggs singly on host plant flowers and leaves; caterpillars prefer to feed on flowers and fruits. Chrysalids hibernate.
Flight: One flight from March-June.
Caterpillar Hosts: Rock cress (Arabis species) and other mustard family (Brassicaceae) plants.
Adult Food: Flower nectar including rock cress.
Habitat: Rocky canyons, draws, forest openings.
Range: Southwest Oregon south to northern Baja California, western edge of Nevada.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G3 - Very rare or local throughout its range or found locally in a restricted range (21 to 100 occurrences). (Threatened throughout its range).
Management Needs: Not reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
May 22, 2012 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Tulare County, California, United States January 01, 2012 Details
May 04, 2007 RaisingButterflies.org Riverside County, California, United States September 06, 2011 Details
June 07, 1979 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) San Bernardino County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
April 23, 1994 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) San Diego County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
April 06, 1960 legacy.reporter (unknown) Ventura County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
March 26, 1940 legacy.reporter (unknown) Los Angeles County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
March 02, 1996 legacy.reporter (unknown) San Bernardino County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
March 08, 1970 legacy.reporter (unknown) San Diego County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 18, 1967 paulopler (Paul Opler) Washoe County, Nevada, United States January 01, 2011 Details
April 08, 2010 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Ventura County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
April 07, 2010 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Kern County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
April 07, 2010 legacy.reporter (Mike Stangeland & Kim Davis) Riverside County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
April 03, 2010 legacy.reporter (Mark Walker) Riverside County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
May 07, 2010 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Tulare County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
May 07, 2010 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Tulare County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
May 07, 2010 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Tulare County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
April 03, 2010 legacy.reporter (Mark Walker) Riverside County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
April 07, 2010 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Kern County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
April 07, 2010 legacy.reporter (Mike Stangeland & Kim Davis) Riverside County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
May 07, 2010 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Tulare County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
May 07, 2010 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Tulare County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
May 07, 2010 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Tulare County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
April 08, 2010 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Ventura County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
April 03, 2010 legacy.reporter (Mark Walker) Riverside County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
April 08, 2010 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Ventura County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
April 07, 2010 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Kern County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
April 07, 2010 legacy.reporter (Mike Stangeland & Kim Davis) Riverside County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
May 07, 2010 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Tulare County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
May 07, 2010 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Tulare County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
May 07, 2010 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Tulare County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
May 22, 1991 legacy.reporter (John F. Emmel) Riverside County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
March 28, 1991 legacy.reporter (P. M. Thompson) Mariposa County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
June 06, 1991 legacy.reporter (Scott North) Humboldt County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
May 07, 1990 legacy.reporter (John F. Emmel) Inyo County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
March 05, 1988 legacy.reporter (Robert l. Langston, D. Parkinson) El Dorado County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
April 23, 1987 legacy.reporter (R. Coyle, J. Mori) Tuolumne County, California, United States April 02, 2010 Details
May 29, 1982 legacy.reporter (K. Hansen, S & E. Mattoon) Plumas County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
May 02, 1981 legacy.reporter (William L. Swisher) Ventura County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
May 02, 1981 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) Lake County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
July 01, 1988 legacy.reporter (Laurence Crabtree) Tehama County, California, United States January 25, 2010 Details
April 27, 1985 legacy.reporter (Laurence Crabtree) Lassen County, California, United States January 25, 2010 Details
July 06, 1991 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States January 25, 2010 Details
June 19, 1975 legacy.reporter (C. G. Oliver) Nevada County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
May 30, 1977 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) Mendocino County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
May 21, 1977 legacy.reporter (Bruce O'Hara) San Bernardino County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
June 28, 1977 legacy.reporter (John F. Emmel) San Bernardino County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
May 10, 1990 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
June 22, 1986 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
July 12, 1988 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
May 08, 1976 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) Sierra County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details