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Caper White

Belenois java

Description:

About 55mm acroos open wings; mostly white with some black markings on top of the wings; the underwings show more dark markings enclosing white or chrome yellow.

Habitat:

Exploring flowers in outer suburban back yard.

Notes:

Family: Pieridae Found in Australia, Indonesia, and Melanesia. Often confused with the common cabbage white. (Pieris rapae) http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Belenois+j...

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Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 19, 2013
Submitted on Oct 19, 2013

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