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Cabbage White Butterfly

Pieris rapae


Yellow butterfly.


Garden attached to a home in a quiet residential area.

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SukanyaDatta 2 years ago

Thanks Bkripto.

Bkripto 2 years ago

Cabbage White (Peiris Rapae). They vary between Bright White and pale Yellow. This guy here in this specimen is a Male. Forewing has a sharp angle at hind side, Females are more round on all four wings…
Males have a pheromone spot gland & Females have several (4) spots. Malez retain the straight long antennae, whereas Females are shorrer & notched/bent in center. Males have a thin skinny abdomen, whereas Females are usually always bloated with eggs. :- )

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St Albans, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Aug 27, 2017
Submitted on Oct 6, 2017

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