Observations in the Family: Pieridae

Common Name: Whites

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Orange Tip (KarNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Karoo National Park
Observed: 9th November 2016
Added: 3rd December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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European Cabbage White

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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Observed: 7th November 2016
Added: 30th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Wingspan estimated at 60mm.

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Flutterbye

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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: Wakkerstroom R543 at Cutting
Observed: 22nd November 2016
Added: 28th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Wood White

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By: Robert Taylor
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Mabibi - Campsite
Observed: 20th November 2016
Added: 27th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Common Dotted Border

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Location: Harold Porter Botanical Garden
Observed: 6th November 2016
Added: 26th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Pieris brassicae or Cabbage White

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Location: Philadelphia
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 25th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Butterfly

Butterfly
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A16 Far north Tokai Park
Observed: 25th October 2016
Added: 25th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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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: Wakkerstroom quarry on SE end of town
Observed: 20th November 2016
Added: 23rd November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Scarlet Tip

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Location: Skukuza
Observed: 12th November 2016
Added: 23rd November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Wingspan approx. 40mm

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African Clouded Yellow

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Location: near Langebaan
Observed: 9th November 2016
Added: 22nd November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Scarlet Tip

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Location: Skukuza Airport
Observed: 10th November 2016
Added: 21st November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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purple wingtip butterfly

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By: tjeerd.dewit
Location: satara krugerpark
Observed: 11th November 2016
Added: 17th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Wanting to smell like a rose

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: n entry to s beachwalk
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 17th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Grass yellow

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By: annette gerber
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: APU Base
Observed: 15th November 2016
Added: 16th November 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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White butterfly visits flower

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 6th November 2016
Added: 6th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Light green butterfly (KWT)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: King Williams Town (2)
Observed: 13th October 2016
Added: 31st October 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Meadow White (KWT)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: King Williams Town (2)
Observed: 12th October 2016
Added: 26th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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White

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Location: Good Hope Forestry Estate
Observed: 15th January 2013
Added: 24th October 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Heavily-grazed, annually-burned grassland, adjacent perennial river.

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Cabbage patch kid

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Cola Beach, Sedgefield
Observed: 21st October 2016
Added: 21st October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Meadow flitter

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Cola Beach, Sedgefield
Observed: 21st October 2016
Added: 21st October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Stunning pollinator

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Bainskloof
Observed: 14th October 2016
Added: 20th October 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Forest White

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Location: Good Hope Forestry Estate
Observed: 18th April 2016
Added: 19th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Found in grassland adjacent an indigenous forest patch, grassland quite dormant and dominated by Cymbopogon species.

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African Common White

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Location: Garden Castle
Observed: 5th January 2008
Added: 19th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Adjacent a stream in Garden Castle Nature Reserve.

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European Cabbage White (Pieris brassicae)

European Cabbage White (Pieris brassicae)
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Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Hunters Home, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 14th October 2016
Added: 14th October 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Old age ain't for sissies

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Bakubung Lodge
Observed: 11th July 2016
Added: 14th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

So worn, but still got plenty voema

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This time it was 'butter in Joyce's jam jar

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 11th October 2016
Added: 11th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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African Common White

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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 2nd October 2016
Added: 7th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Pieris brassicae_Cabbage White

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By: Jacques Kuyler
City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
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Location: Blaauwberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 6th October 2016
Added: 7th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Pieris brassicae_Cabbage White

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flutterbye

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By: Mavourneen
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Cefane
Observed: 24th September 2016
Added: 2nd October 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Pontia helice helice

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Location: Kalkdam
Observed: 25th September 2016
Added: 1st October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Species with which Whites (Pieridae) interacts