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cabbage white butterfly

Pieris rapae

Description:

A small Pierid butterfly species that was introduced to North America from Europe around 1860 to become one of the most common species. In fact it may be "the most widespread and abundant butterfly on the planet."

Habitat:

Close Memorial Park, Springfield, Missouri.

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Scott Frazier
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Scott Frazier

Springfield, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jul 15, 2014
Submitted on May 26, 2015

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