Whites and Sulphurs: Cabbage White Pieris rapae
|Size:||Wingspan ranges from 1.75" - 2.25"|
|Habitat:||Fields, lawns, gardens, open areas|
|Flight Period:||Late March to October|
|Larval Host Plant:||Crucifers (mustard & cabbage)|
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Dorsal view of a male. Note that the males have one submarginal black spot. Females have two black spots.
Cabbage Whites taking advantage of a vacant volleyball court to get some important nutrients and minerals.