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Bonus butterfly

Observed: 20th December 2008 By: DavidHowdon
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Savoy Cabbage (Brassica spp.) purchased from farm near Ugthorpe on 20th December 2008.  1st December 2009 pupa of 1550 Pieris rapae (Small White) observed on stalk.  Placed in a largely unheated room.  Transferred to heated room on 6th January.  7th February pupa noted to change colour (becoming greener with darker areas).  Wriggling slighly.  Eclosed between 23:00 and 09:15 on 8th February.  This image - pupa
Savoy Cabbage (Brassica spp.) purchased from farm near Ugthorpe on 20th December 2008.  1st January 2009 pupa of 1550 Pieris rapae (Small White) observed on stalk.  Placed in a largely unheated room.  Transferred to heated room on 6th January.  7th February pupa noted to change colour (becoming greener with darker areas).  Wriggling slighly.  Eclosed between 23:00 and 09:15 on 8th February.
Savoy Cabbage (Brassica spp.) purchased from farm near Ugthorpe on 20th December 2008.  1st January 2009 pupa of 1550 Pieris rapae (Small White) observed on stalk.  Placed in a largely unheated room.  Transferred to heated room on 6th January.  7th February pupa noted to change colour (becoming greener with darker areas).  Wriggling slighly.  Eclosed between 23:00 and 09:15 on 8th February.
Savoy Cabbage (Brassica spp.) purchased from farm near Ugthorpe on 20th December 2008.  1st January 2009 pupa of 1550 Pieris rapae (Small White) observed on stalk.  Placed in a largely unheated room.  Transferred to heated room on 6th January.  7th February pupa noted to change colour (becoming greener with darker areas).  Wriggling slighly.  Eclosed between 23:00 and 09:15 on 8th February.
Savoy Cabbage (Brassica spp.) purchased from farm near Ugthorpe on 20th December 2008.  1st January 2009 pupa of 1550 Pieris rapae (Small White) observed on stalk.  Placed in a largely unheated room.  Transferred to heated room on 6th January.  7th February pupa noted to change colour (becoming greener with darker areas).  Wriggling slighly.  Eclosed between 23:00 and 09:15 on 8th February.
Savoy Cabbage (Brassica spp.) purchased from farm near Ugthorpe on 20th December 2008.  1st January 2009 pupa of 1550 Pieris rapae (Small White) observed on stalk.  Placed in a largely unheated room.  Transferred to heated room on 6th January.  7th February pupa noted to change colour (becoming greener with darker areas).  Wriggling slighly.  Eclosed between 23:00 and 09:15 on 8th February.
Savoy Cabbage (Brassica spp.) purchased from farm near Ugthorpe on 20th December 2008.  1st January 2009 pupa of 1550 Pieris rapae (Small White) observed on stalk.  Placed in a largely unheated room.  Transferred to heated room on 6th January.  7th February pupa noted to change colour (becoming greener with darker areas).  Wriggling slighly.  Eclosed between 23:00 and 09:15 on 8th February.
Description:

A cabbage purchased from a farm at approximately this location contained a pupa which I reared on.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Small White (Pieris rapae) interacts