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Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni)
Brimstone, Zitronenfalter, Gonepteryx rhamni, female.
Pieridae, Gonepteryx rhamni, Common Brimstone
Brandon Marsh - Variable light
The Common Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni) is a butterfly of the Pieridae family. In much of its range, it is the only species of its genus, and this conspicuous butterfly is therefore simply known as "the brimstone" locally.