Observations in the Family: Pieridae

Common Name: Whites

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Green eyed Monster

Green eyed Monster
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Location: GOSS
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 10th February 2016
Identifications:1
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Scarlet Tip 4

Scarlet Tip 4
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Location: GOSS
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:2
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Scarlet Tip 3

Scarlet Tip 3
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Location: GOSS
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
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Scarlet Tip 2

Scarlet Tip 2
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Location: GOSS
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Scarlet Tip 1

Scarlet Tip 1
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Location: GOSS
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Yellow with black.. Red Tip?

Yellow with black..  Red Tip?
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Location: GOSS
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Should be Savanna Moist, but not much grass because of the drought.

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Yellow flutter

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 6th February 2016
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Pieridae Family

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Riverside Cottages Hout Bay Harbour
Observed: 29th November 2015
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

White butterfly of about ca. 70 mm large wingspan, black spotted on top of head - and hind wings. Bottom of wings yellow veins.

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Pieris brassicae Cabbage White

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 1st December 2015
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Ca. 5-6 cm large, white, greyish yellow. Males with black tip to fore wings, females 2 black spots. Some black at base. Black dash on inner fore wing margin.

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Pieris brassicae Cabbage White

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 24th November 2015
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Ca. 5-6 cm large, white, greyish yellow. Males with black tip to fore wings, females 2 black spots. Some black at base. Black dash on inner fore wing margin.

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Pieris brassicae Cabbage White

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 18th November 2015
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Ca. 5-6 cm large, white, greyish yellow. Males with black tip to fore wings, females 2 black spots. Some black at base. Black dash on inner fore wing margin.

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White Butterfly in Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

White butterfly in Kirstenbosch gardens
By: Alan WinterAlan Winter’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: kirstenbosch botaniacal gardens
Observed: 9th November 2014
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

One of the whites but which one please?

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Queen purple tip

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 13th December 2015
Added: 27th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Too late mate..

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By: Stuart ShearerStuart Shearer’s reputation in InvertebratesStuart Shearer’s reputation in InvertebratesStuart Shearer’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: De Mond NR
Observed: 21st January 2016
Added: 23rd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Butterfly

Butterfly
By: talitha cherry
Location: Wildernis Nas Park
Observed: 18th December 2015
Added: 22nd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Skoonlapper

skoonlapper
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Location: Skulpiesbay NR
Observed: 10th January 2016
Added: 14th January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

large white butterfly

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Demmit! Where'd I leave my smokes?

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: dogbeach north, Scottburgh
Observed: 11th January 2016
Added: 12th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Venerable old timer, but with plenty of spark still left in his fading tips

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Migrating butterflies

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Location: Struben Dam Bird Sanctuary
Observed: 10th January 2016
Added: 10th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Hundreds of white butterflies seen migrating, all flying in a easterly direction

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Yellow

WL352
By: Robert Taylor
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Mtunzini, KZN
Observed: 26th November 2015
Added: 2nd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:21
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White Butterfly

White Butterfly
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: Haarwegskloof homestead yard
Observed: 27th December 2015
Added: 31st December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Butterfly

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By: _Ina
Location: Tsitsikamma coast
Observed: 31st October 2015
Added: 30th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Butterfly

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By: _Ina
Location: Tsitsikamma coast
Observed: 23rd December 2015
Added: 30th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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White butterfly

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By: _Ina
Location: Tsitsikamma coast
Observed: 22nd December 2015
Added: 30th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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White in the thicket

belenois
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Middle Charlie
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 30th December 2015
Likely ID: Belenois
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Dung-a -flutter

Baviaans 12 & 13 Nov 15 (106)
By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Baviaans
Observed: 13th November 2015
Added: 29th December 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Yellow butterfly

butterfly yellow
By: sallyslak
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Location: Crater
Observed: 28th December 2015
Added: 28th December 2015
Likely ID: Belenois
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Too much canary makes ya yella

white, africancommon3a
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 5th November 2015
Added: 26th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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White on Gernanium

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 22nd December 2015
Added: 25th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Dotty

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Cola Beach, Sedgefield
Observed: 21st December 2015
Added: 24th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Another Common

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 22nd December 2015
Added: 24th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Species with which Whites (Pieridae) interacts