Observations in the Family: Pieridae

Common Name: Whites

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Little very yellow & very shy flyer

Little very yellow & very shy flyer
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Location: RCB 1
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 29th March 2015
Identifications:3
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Tiny Blue-eye Orange Tip

Tiny Blue-eye Orange Tip could be Bushveld Orange Tip
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Location: RCB 1
Observed: 29th March 2015
Added: 29th March 2015
Identifications:1
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Flutterer

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th March 2015
Added: 28th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Weak flyer, but would not sit still for long. Medium sized,Fluttering around proteas but not seen on flowers.

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purple tip butterfly in Botswana

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Location: game drive from Kwara camp (coordinates show camp)
Observed: 10th March 2015
Added: 27th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

large white butterfly with purple wing tips

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Border Border

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 25th March 2015
Added: 25th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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African orange tip

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Location: chobe riverside woods
Observed: 7th March 2015
Added: 24th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Orange Tip

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Location: Mapungubwe National Park
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Bushveld Orange Tip

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Location: Nylsvley Nature Reserve
Observed: 28th December 2014
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Skoenlapper

13. Nylsvley-237
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Location: Nylsvley Nature Reserve
Observed: 27th December 2014
Added: 23rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Scarlet Tip

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Location: Medike
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 22nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Bushveld Orange-tip

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Location: Medike
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 22nd March 2015
Likely ID: Colotis pallene
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Veined Orange

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Location: Medike
Observed: 29th January 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Smokey Orange Tip

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Location: Medike
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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White butterfly (Ngcolora)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Ngcolora bridge
Observed: 8th March 2015
Added: 20th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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A Cloud passed by

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th March 2015
Added: 19th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

The same butterfly followed. Medium sized, settled briefly on at least two different flowers

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Forest White

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Location: Groeneweide, Saasveld, George
Observed: 16th December 2014
Added: 19th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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African veined white (Belenois gidica abyssinica)

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, picnic area off Magadzavane road
Observed: 30th December 2014
Added: 9th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Butterfly (white)

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Observed: 26th October 2011
Added: 9th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Butterfly Orange and Yellow

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Location: Jakkalsvlei
Observed: 7th March 2015
Added: 7th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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African Common White

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Butterfly

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By: rianabate
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Location: Olifantshoek
Observed: 25th February 2015
Added: 25th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Butterfly 4

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By: rianabate
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Location: The Ranch
Observed: 18th February 2015
Added: 21st February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Zebra white

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: The Ranch
Observed: 18th February 2015
Added: 20th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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sit still you evil little fella!

orangetip, smoky
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: dogbeach, Scottburgh
Observed: 16th February 2015
Added: 16th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Flighty little devil seemed to enjoy being pursued up the boat-launch track through the dune vegetation - not shy, just flirty?

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Number 40

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 15th February 2015
Added: 16th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

My 40th species of Butterflies at the GRBG

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Common dotted on K. pauciflora

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By: Lee Jones
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Good Hope Garden Nursery
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 15th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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butterfly lodgings

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Location: Riversley farmhouse
Observed: 1st February 2015
Added: 14th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

small group of butterflies sleeping / over-nighting in a corner of flowering grasses (Panicum & Brachiaria types) protected from grazing animals. Five different individuals here probably all the same species, the males having more spots than the females

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White butterfly

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Location: Grahamstown
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 14th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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It's a long, long road

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: TC Robertson Nature Reserve
Observed: 7th February 2015
Added: 8th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Worn out, but still drinkin'.

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flighty beasties

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: TC Robertson Nature Reserve
Observed: 7th February 2015
Added: 8th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Species with which Whites (Pieridae) interacts