Observations in the Family: Pieridae

Common Name: Whites

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African Common White

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By: rianabate
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
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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
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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
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Zebra white

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By: rianabate
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Location: The Ranch
Observed: 18th February 2015
Added: 20th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Veined White on Soutpansberg

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By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Beginning Trail 9 Leshiba Wilderness
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 5th February 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Wingspan about 45mm. Not sure, it was quite distant.

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African Common White ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Skukuza camp, KNP
Observed: 21st January 2015
Added: 3rd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Meadow White Butterfly - Bontrokkieskoenlapper

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Location: University of the Free State, Bloemfontein
Observed: 31st January 2015
Added: 1st February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

Butterfly with white wings from above with black and white spots varying from large to small all along the edges with a prominent black marking on the front wing about halfway. The undersides of the wings are mostly white with black, grey and yellows present.

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Smoky Orange Tip ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Satara Camp, KNP
Observed: 18th January 2015
Added: 31st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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African Migrant ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Satara Camp, KNP
Observed: 18th January 2015
Added: 31st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

female

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Small Orange Tip ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Balule camp, KNP
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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White butterfly

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 9th November 2013
Added: 24th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Brown-veined white, Grasveldwitjie 3

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 15th December 2014
Added: 23rd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Scarlet tip (Colotis annae subsp. annae)

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Observed: 28th December 2014
Added: 23rd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Veined White

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By: rianabate
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Location: Port St Johns
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 22nd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Broad-bordered grass yellow

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, Siphiso campsite eastern side
Observed: 26th December 2014
Added: 21st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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African Migrant (Catopsilia florella)

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Location: Pine Valley, Plot 202 near main road
Observed: 21st December 2014
Added: 21st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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White butterfly

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: saasveld
Observed: 21st January 2015
Added: 21st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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butterly

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Location: saasveld
Observed: 21st January 2015
Added: 21st January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Description:

white butterfly with brown spots.

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African Migrant (Catopsilia florella)

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Observed: 2nd March 2014
Added: 19th January 2015
Identifications:1
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Brown-veined white (Belenois aurota)

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Observed: 2nd March 2014
Added: 19th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Brown-veined white (Belenois aurota)

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Location: Pine Valley, Plot 202
Observed: 15th January 2014
Added: 19th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Common Dotted Border

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By: Mariana
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Location: My home garden in Eversdal, Cape Town
Observed: 19th January 2015
Added: 19th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Yellow and white butterfly with dark orange patch and prominent black spots around the edge of the wings. Prominent black wing tips.

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Butterfly

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Zebula Country Club and Game Reserve
Observed: 15th December 2014
Added: 19th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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