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

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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nhmordenana

Date

January 17, 2015 11:20 AM PST

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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nhmordenana

Date

January 17, 2015 11:44 AM PST

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White Butterfly Pieris rapae

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tony_wills

Date

January 19, 2015 04:20 PM NZDT

Description

They didn't land much, so this one is taken on the hoof.

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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jon_sullivan

Date

January 4, 2015 11:18 AM NZDT

Description

An old pupa on the garage door.

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White Butterfly Pieris rapae

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joepb

Date

January 17, 2015

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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tony_wills

Date

January 12, 2015 11:45 AM NZDT

Description

Single egg on the underside of a leaf (I think it was a brassica).

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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hawkilitle

Date

June 11, 2014

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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sea-kangaroo

Date

January 5, 2015 03:57 PM TOT

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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sea-kangaroo

Date

January 5, 2015 12:33 PM TOT

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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cmstinson

Date

April 27, 2013

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

Observer

derpyslowpoke

Date

January 8, 2015 04:27 PM NZDT

Description

Underside view of a small white butterfly. Caught flying inside.

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

January 5, 2015 05:14 PM NZDT

Description

Cabbage white caterpillars on a wild brassica.

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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.