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Large White (Pieris brassicae) Butterfly

Observed: 18th July 2013 By: hbrook1hbrook1’s reputation in Invertebrateshbrook1’s reputation in Invertebrateshbrook1’s reputation in Invertebrates
Large White 1

Please could somebody tell me if this is a male or a female?

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Impossible to say

You cannot tell from that photo whether it is a large or small white. Neither can you tell which sex it is. You need a photo with the wings open or at least partially open to identify in order to see the upper wing markings. Possibly a female???