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All Names

  • Portuguese
    • Lagarta-das-couves
    • Branca-das-couves
    • Borboleta-das-couves
  • English
    • Cabbage White
    • Small White
    • Cabbage Butterfly
    • Small Cabbage White
  • 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

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Recent observations

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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megallegos

Date

September 1, 2014 07:08 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found on my arugula leaves in my backyard garden.

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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dpom

Date

August 30, 2014

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Cabbage White (Pieris rapae) Pieris rapae

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alexshepard

Date

August 30, 2014 12:33 PM PDT

Description

I saw two of these flirting with each other high in the trees along 16th Avenue in San Francisco.

They were both extremely quick and hard to stay up with.

One was kind enough to fly down and allow me to get a few cell phone snapshots.

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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dpom

Date

August 29, 2014

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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maractwin

Date

August 29, 2014 02:57 PM EDT

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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speedy

Date

August 29, 2014

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 28, 2014

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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sea-kangaroo

Date

August 27, 2014

Description

Drinking from radish flowers.

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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maractwin

Date

August 28, 2014 09:42 AM EDT

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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maractwin

Date

August 28, 2014 10:23 AM EDT

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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saranimal

Date

August 16, 2014

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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rwp84

Date

August 25, 2014
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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.