Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Cabbage White (male) Butterfly

Pieris rapae


Upperside of wings white; forewing with black tip. One submarginal black spot in male. Wing Span: 1 3/4 - 2 1/4 inches (4.5 - 5.8 cm).


On a pincushion bloom.


Seeing 4 or more every day in the garden. They seem to be in abundance this year. Butterflies seem scarce with the drought and heat.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Spotted by

Texas, USA

Spotted on Jul 21, 2014
Submitted on Jul 22, 2014

Related Spottings

Large White Small White Small white Cabbage White

Nearby Spottings

Eastern Cottontail Rabbit Widow Skimmer Dragonfly (male) Spotted Cucumber Beetle Spotting