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PieridaeWhites, Marbles, Sulphurs, & Yellows

Pieris rapae
Cabbage Butterfly (Cabbage White)

Phylo: 770392 Hodges: 4197
Size: ws 30 - 50 mm
Range: (Can): All provinces and territories except the Yukon.
Range: (NA): MPG range and flight data
Range: (World): Britain, Asia, SE Asia, Africa, Australia, Bermuda, Hawaii
Season: (BC): Apr - Sep
Food: Polyphagous:  see "Hosts" link below for details.
Comments: Introduce to NA ~ 1860. Can be a heinous pest of commercial crops.
Males have one and females two spots on the upper side of each forewing.




Local Data

Observations: 7 record(s)
Year(s) recorded: 2014, 2016, 2018, 2019.
First flight: Apr 04
Last flight: Aug 17

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BOLDBarcode of Life Data Systems — University of Guelph
BGBug Guide — Iowa State University
BAMONAButterflies and Moths of North America
EFEFauna BC — University of British Columbia
EHSE.H.Strickland Museum — University of Alberta
HostsHosts Database — Natural History Museum (London)
LM (EBM)Lepidoptera Mundi — European Butterflies and Moths
MPGMoth Photographers Group — University of Mississippi
SMESpencer Museum of Entomology — University of British Columbia