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Cabbage White (male) Butterfly

Pieris rapae

Description:

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).

Habitat:

On a pincushion bloom.

Notes:

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.

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gatorfellows
Spotted by
gatorfellows

Texas, USA

Lat: 33.22, Long: -96.71

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

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