Large white butterfly

Large white butterfly

The large white butterfly is a common species of butterflies, through which we demonstrate the anatomy of butterflies.

Biology

Keywords

large white butterfly, butterfly, pest, complete metamorphosis, ontogeny, egg, larva, pupa, imago, caterpillar, proboscis, host plant, thorax, abdomen, antenna, sexual dimorphism, mouthpart, compound eye, animal, arthropods, insects, insect, arthropod, biology

Related items

The reproduction and development of insects

Based on their life cycle, insects can be grouped into three categories: ametabolous, hemimetabolous or holometabolous insects.

Cockchafer (Maybug)

The cockchafer (or maybug) is a widespread bug in Europe. Its larvae, known as chafer grubs are considered a pest.

Diversity of light-detecting organs

Several analogous types of eyes have developed independently through convergent evolution.

European crayfish

A type of large freshwater crayfish widespread in Europe.

European garden spider

This animation demonstrates the anatomy of spiders through the example of a common European species.

European honeybee

Honeybees produce a sweet and nutritious substance, honey.

Long-tailed mayfly

Larvae of this type of mayflies spend the first three years of their lives in water, their adult lives last for only one day which they use for mating.

Mexican redknee tarantula

One of the best known species of spiders, often kept as pets. Its bite is not fatal for humans.

Southern wood ant

An ant colony consist of a queen, male ants and workers.

Spider silk, spider web

While the density of spider silk is less than that of nylon filaments, its tensile strength is greater than that of steel.

Stag beetle

With the example of the stag beetle we demonstrate how insects' muscles function, how insects fly and how they reproduce.

Common earthworm

The anatomy of annelids is demonstrated through the example of the common earthworm.

Jellyfish

Jellyfish are free-swimming marine animals, a species of Cnidaria, the most ancient group of Eumetazoans.

Planaria gonocephala

One of the most common types of flatworms.

Sponge

The most ancient group of animals, they live underwater, lack real tissues and body symmetry.

Added to your cart.