Papilionoidea

Pierinae

Imago Larva
Genus
Pieris
Species
rapae
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
English Vernacular
Small White
French Vernacular
Pieride de la rave
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 46-55mm

Imago: A species with up to five generations per year.  Very common in gardens and flower rich meadows.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on many different plants, it can be a pest on Brassicaceae.

Overwinter: As a pupa

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