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Cabbage White butterfly

Pieris rapae

Description:

Small white butterfly that emerges from the pupa around April. After mating they lay their eggs on plants of the mustard family, but love cabbage and broccoli plants. The caterpillars eat the plants, the butterflies drink nectar.

Habitat:

Yard,flowers,field,vegetable garden


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keithp2012
keithp2012 6 years ago

Cabbage White Butterfly

New York, USA

Lat: 40.70, Long: -73.35

Spotted on Sep 8, 2010
Submitted on Sep 8, 2010

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