Observations in the Family: Pieridae

Common Name: Whites

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Ant-heap small white

Ant-heap small white
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Salt Creek
Observed: 4th February 2017
Added: 19th June 2017
Identifications:1
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Honeythorn Visitor

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By: Gigi
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Location: Nieuwefontein 3125_2330
Observed: 20th May 2017
Added: 14th June 2017
Identifications:2
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With those lily whites, you shouldn't be beach basking

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By: Bushboy
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Location: dogbeach north, Scottburgh
Observed: 12th June 2017
Added: 14th June 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

Foredune coastal scrub

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Small Orange Tip (MZNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 26th May 2017
Added: 11th June 2017
Identifications:1
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A little sunstruck

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By: Bushboy
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Location: CrocWorld Conservation Centre trails
Observed: 10th June 2017
Added: 11th June 2017
Identifications:1
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In vino unfocas?

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Golfclub forest patch
Observed: 8th June 2017
Added: 9th June 2017
Identifications:1
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white bfly

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Maitland mines
Observed: 28th May 2017
Added: 7th June 2017
Identifications:1
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Vine-leaf Vagrant

Vine-leaf Vagrant
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 4th June 2017
Added: 6th June 2017
Identifications:1
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White with yellow eggs

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By: Bushboy
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Location: dogbeach north, Scottburgh
Observed: 5th June 2017
Added: 6th June 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

In trying to get a decent pic of a whole bunch of flitting common whites over foredune bush, I unknowingly shot a batch of yellow eggs, left foreground, as one briefly settled for the least-worst pic.

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Another beach smokey

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By: Bushboy
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Location: dogbeach, Scottburgh
Observed: 5th June 2017
Added: 6th June 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Seem to prefer bushy foredune habitat

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A white traitor

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Observed: 4th June 2017
Added: 5th June 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Yellow butterfly

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Location: Die Wilgers Pretoria
Observed: 2nd June 2017
Added: 4th June 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Yellow upper side with a black marginal border ( not sure of the extend of the border) observed, wings folded when resting.

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Dotty canary white

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By: Bushboy
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Location: TCRobertson NR Butterfly Garden
Observed: 3rd June 2017
Added: 4th June 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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White

White
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Augustuskraal 3135_2410
Observed: 19th May 2017
Added: 1st June 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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too fast: whitewashed

Flutterbye
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Augustuskraal 3135_2410
Observed: 19th May 2017
Added: 1st June 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Just dotty for sunshine

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Golfclub forest patch
Observed: 25th May 2017
Added: 31st May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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I carry my dumbbells on my shoulders

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By: Bushboy
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Location: dogbeach north, Scottburgh
Observed: 29th May 2017
Added: 30th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

On vegetated foredune

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Common dune-flitters

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By: Bushboy
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Location: dogbeach north, Scottburgh
Observed: 29th May 2017
Added: 30th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Smoking the gazanias

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By: Bushboy
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Location: dogbeach north, Scottburgh
Observed: 29th May 2017
Added: 30th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

In the foredune bush

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White chrysanthemum

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By: Bushboy
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Location: dogbeach, Scottburgh
Observed: 29th May 2017
Added: 30th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Visiting foredune Bushtick berry

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Near flawless white

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Scottburgh Golf Course
Observed: 25th May 2017
Added: 30th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Butterfly

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 29th May 2017
Added: 29th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Approx. 45mm across

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Flutterbye

Flutterbye
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Krommeriver Ridge N of Valley -4X4 track
Observed: 30th April 2017
Added: 29th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Mature veld over 10 years old

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Flutterbye

Flutterbye
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Krommeriver Ridge N of Valley -4X4 track
Observed: 30th April 2017
Added: 29th May 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Young veld less than 3 years old

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Butterfly

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Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 28th May 2017
Added: 28th May 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Approx. 40mm

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Distinctly yella

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 23rd May 2017
Added: 28th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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White Flutterbye

White Flutterbye
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Kompassberg n slope access - lowermost slopes
Observed: 15th May 2017
Added: 27th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Flutterbye

Flutterbye
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Kompassberg n slope access lowermost
Observed: 15th May 2017
Added: 27th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Yellow Butterfly

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Location: Serene Valley, Pretoria
Observed: 20th May 2017
Added: 27th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Enjoying senecio pitstop #15

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 11th May 2017
Added: 27th May 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Species with which Whites (Pieridae) interacts