Marbled White (Melanagria galathea)
Cheshire local information
When to see: July-August
Where to see: Unimproved grassland
Caterpillar food plant: Red Fescue, Sheep's-fescue
Cheshire status: Most colonies of this insect occur in southern England , although in recent years it has been extending its breeding range. Dispersing individuals have occasionally been recorded in Cheshire – most recently in 1992, 1994, 2003 and 2005.