Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Cabbage White
    • Small White
    • Cabbage Butterfly
    • Small Cabbage White
    • White Butterfly
    • Pepe Ma
    • Cabbage white butterfly
  • German
    • Kleiner Kohlweißling
    • Rübenweißling
  • Scientific Names
    • Pieris rapae
    • Artogeia rapae
  • Dutch
    • Klein koolwitje
  • Italian
    • Cavolaia minore
    • Rapaiola
  • Japanese
    • モンシロチョウ
  • Spanish
    • Mariposa blanca de la col
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 菜粉蝶
  • Portuguese
    • Borboleta-das-couves
    • Branca-das-couves
    • Lagarta-das-couves

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

White Butterfly Pieris rapae

Observer

nyssaglare

Date

February 27, 2015

Place

Hoon Hay (Google, OSM)

Description

Three white butterflies, two male and one female feeding on the clover and a yellow flowered Brassica weed

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

max_curnow

Date

February 27, 2015

Description

4 Individuals spotted, three flying and 1 briefly stopped on a species of Taraxacum. Hilly terrain less than 100m from grazing land. Near a property containing a vegetable garden likely to have a number of Brassica plant species.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

max_curnow

Date

February 27, 2015

Description

2 flying Individuals spotted. Steep terrain less than 100m from grazing land. Near a property containing a vegetable garden likely to have a number of Brassica plant species.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cabbage white butterfly Pieris rapae

Observer

cecilies

Date

February 26, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

cabbage white Pieris rapae

Observer

madalyn6690

Date

February 22, 2015 11:07 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cabbage White Pieris rapae

Observer

raulagrait

Date

February 22, 2015 10:38 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Cabbage White Pieris rapae

Observer

papiliogal

Date

February 22, 2015 11:13 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Cabbage white butterfly Pieris rapae

Observer

bbryan

Date

February 21, 2015

Description

Abundant. Photos of a female (2 spots per fore-wing) and a male (1 spot)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cabbage White Pieris rapae

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

February 19, 2015 11:16 AM PST

Description

Butterfly (skipper ?) feeding

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cabbage White Pieris rapae

Observer

scottking

Date

September 29, 2013 01:26 PM CDT

Description

Female Cabbage White
Cowling Arboretum
Northfield, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White Butterfly Pieris rapae

Observer

nzwide

Date

February 16, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Cabbage White Pieris rapae

Observer

butterflies4fun

Date

February 10, 2015 02:48 PM CST

Description

Cabbage White Basking on Dandelion

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Description from Wikipedia

The Small White (Pieris rapae) is a small- to medium-sized butterfly species of the Yellows-and-Whites family Pieridae. It is also known as the Small Cabbage White and in New Zealand, simply as White Butterfly. The names "Cabbage Butterfly" and "Cabbage White" can also refer to the Large White.

No range data available.