Observations in the Family: Pieridae

Common Name: Whites

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Breakfast

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By: lyle.ground
EThekwini Municipality Biodiversity, Climate & Gre
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Location: My Garden
Observed: 22nd May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Butterfly

Butterfly
By: Deidre Koopman
Location: Hantam NBG, near office
Observed: 18th May 2016
Added: 18th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Lots of African Migrants

African Migrants
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 15th May 2016
Added: 16th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Colotis (Ashb)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Ashberton - Arbor
Observed: 11th April 2016
Added: 15th May 2016
Likely ID: Colotis
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Dotted border

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By: Robert Taylor
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Rocktail bay veiw deck
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 9th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Big greeny

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Fancourt Links
Observed: 5th May 2016
Added: 7th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Grasveldwitjie

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Location: Moreleta Kloof Municipal Nature Reserve
Observed: 30th April 2016
Added: 3rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Small yellow butterfly

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Location: Moreleta Kloof Municipal Nature Reserve
Observed: 30th April 2016
Added: 30th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Wretched flighty beast allergic to the camera

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: dogbeach, Scottburgh
Observed: 25th April 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Only shot I was able to get of this fore-dune-loving species seldom seen inland

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No emerald contacts for this fella

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 23rd April 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Yellow Butter

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 24th April 2016
Added: 24th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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49?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 21st April 2016
Added: 21st April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

One finally sat still long enough....species number 49 for the GRBG, IF MY ID is right.

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White being eaten by White

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 20th April 2016
Added: 21st April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Far too shy and retiring to be a monster

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 18th April 2016
Added: 19th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Yellow flutterbye

Yellow 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: Wild Coast Trail: summit road through Sicambeni
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 18th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Yellow butterfly

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Location: Struben Dam Bird Sanctuary
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 17th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Wingspan approx. 3 to 4cm

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Blue butterfly

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Location: Struben Dam Bird Sanctuary
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 17th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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grassland yellow butterfly

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By: Mavourneen
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Mthatha, Walter Sisulu University campus
Observed: 8th April 2016
Added: 17th April 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:3
Description:

Apologies for the awful photo but this butterfly was extremely camera shy.

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Broad-bordered grass yellow

Broad-bordered grass yellow
By: Andrew Deacon
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
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Location: GeoTrail Barberton
Observed: 5th April 2016
Added: 16th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Butterfly

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: Morgans Bay - Yellowwood Campsite
Observed: 7th March 2016
Added: 10th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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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: Morgans Bay to Kei River Mouth
Observed: 6th March 2016
Added: 6th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:3
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Another Belenois?

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Location: Baja Lychee
Observed: 18th March 2016
Added: 3rd April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

On weedy growth in shade.

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Colotis

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Location: Orchards Acacias
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 30th March 2016
Likely ID: Colotis
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Somewhere in the vicinity of euippe/antevippe?

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A better little yella fella

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 29th March 2016
Added: 30th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Still no uppers though

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Tricky wind-blown subject

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Scottburgh Mall
Observed: 28th March 2016
Added: 28th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

About 30mm wingspan

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Pontia helice helice ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLDSeaweed Atlas
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Location: Fort Fordyce Nature Reserve
Observed: 3rd November 2014
Added: 28th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Brownvein White ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Fort Fordyce Nature Reserve
Observed: 30th October 2014
Added: 28th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Small orange tip

Small orange tip
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: SA Wildlife College
Observed: 26th February 2016
Added: 28th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Lawn area White

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 25th March 2016
Added: 27th March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Belenois.

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Location: Baja Dracaenas
Observed: 6th February 2016
Added: 6th March 2016
Likely ID: Belenois
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Sleeping on an unknown wildflower stem, in shade of our big Brachystegias. No idea of species. Or even if it's Belenois.

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Species with which Whites (Pieridae) interacts