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White & Yellow (Pieridae)Pieris rapae

1 Cabbage White at Bournda Environment Education Centre

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Pieris rapae at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 2 Apr 2018
Pieris rapae at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 2 Apr 2018
Pieris rapae at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 2 Apr 2018

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A mating pair.

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JackieMiles1K wrote:
   3 Apr 2018
Not on Cakile maritima when photographed, but they do seem to hang around this species, which is a brassica. Beaches and our broccoli patch are the only place we ever seem to see this butterfly. A lot of other insects (bees and flies) were also visiting the Cakile, so I assume it is quite a good nectar producer. I wonder if the cabbage whites lay eggs on it? Never seen any larvae on the plants.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 1 Apr 2018 Recorded on
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