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Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Family: Pieridae > Genus: Leptidea > Species: Leptidea morsei

Fenton's Wood White - Leptidea morsei (Fenton, 1882)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 52 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • grassland
Natura 2000 species code 4036


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
SKCHVU015 Slovakia Medzibodrozie Map
SKCHVU018 Slovakia Nizke Tatry Map
SKCHVU025 Slovakia Slanske vrchy Map
SKCHVU027 Slovakia Slovensky kras Map
SKCHVU033 Slovakia Velka Fatra Map
SI3000048 Slovenia Dobličica Map
ROSCI0035 Romania Cheile Turzii Map
ROSCI0214 Romania Râul Tur Map
ROSCI0205 Romania Poienile cu narcise de la Dumbrava Vadului Map
ROSCI0057 Romania Dealul Istrița Map
SKUEV0253 Slovakia Vah Map
SKUEV0322 Slovakia Finticke svahy Map
SKUEV0369 Slovakia Pavukov jarok Map
HUDD20016 Hungary Észak-zselici erdőségek Map
ROSCI0217 Romania Retezat Map
ROSCI0074 Romania Făgetul Clujului - Valea Morii Map
SKUEV0112 Slovakia Slovensky raj Map
SI3000267 Slovenia Gorjanci - Radoha Map
SKUEV0343 Slovakia Plesivske strane Map
ROSCI0090 Romania Harghita Mădăraș Map
ROSCI0069 Romania Domogled - Valea Cernei Map
SI3000179 Slovenia Veliko bukovje Map
SKUEV0326 Slovakia Strahulka Map
ROSCI0019 Romania Călimani - Gurghiu Map
SKUEV0350 Slovakia Brzotinske skaly Map
ROSCI0211 Romania Podișul Secașelor Map
SI3000274 Slovenia Bohor Map
SKUEV0310 Slovakia Kralovoholske Tatry Map
ROSCI0137 Romania Pădurea Bogății Map
ROSCI0038 Romania Ciucaș Map
ROSCI0021 Romania Câmpia Ierului Map
ROSCI0253 Romania Trascău Map
SKUEV0285 Slovakia Aluvium Murana Map
SKUEV0327 Slovakia Milic Map
SKUEV0353 Slovakia Plesivska planina Map
SI3000263 Slovenia Kočevsko Map
ROSCI0034 Romania Cheile Turenilor Map
ROSCI0129 Romania Nordul Gorjului de Vest Map
HUAN20001 Hungary Aggteleki-karszt és peremterületei Map
SKUEV0296 Slovakia Turkova Map
ROSCI0051 Romania Cușma Map
ROSCI0227 Romania Sighișoara - Târnava Mare Map
AT1206A00 Austria Weinviertler Klippenzone Map
AT1114813 Austria Südburgenländisches Hügel- und Terrassenland Map
ROSCI0295 Romania Dealurile Clujului de Est Map
HR2001320 Croatia Crna gora Map
HR2000583 Croatia Medvednica Map
HR2000371 Croatia Vršni dio Ivančice Map
HR2001333 Croatia Kupa kod Severina Map
HR2001282 Croatia Dio Kupe Map
HR2000586 Croatia Žumberak Samoborsko gorje Map
SI3000296 Slovenia Marindol Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Fenton's Wood White English Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Oostelijk boswitje Dutch Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure

External data

Reportnet deliveries

European Environment Agency (EEA)
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1050 Copenhagen K
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