Observations in the Family: Pieridae

Common Name: Whites

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African Small White?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Wilderness.
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Small. almost pure white in the field.

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Colotis subfasciatus

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Location: Zoutpankrater
Observed: 6th December 2014
Added: 17th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Colotis subfasciatus in die kloue van 'n roofvlieg.

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Butterfly Krantzkloof

Butterfly Krantzkloof
By: Paolo Candotti
Kloof Conservancy
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Location: Krantzkloof Nature Reserve
Observed: 14th December 2014
Added: 16th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Vain white

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Aardwolf trail
Observed: 14th December 2014
Added: 16th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Description:

We've had hordes of these fellows flitting by lately.

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butterfly for lunch

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Location: Gaborone North, home
Observed: 27th April 2014
Added: 15th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

butterfly captured by a gravid Goldenorbweb Spider while she was being mated

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Cabbage White finds my broccoli

Cabbage white finds my broccoli
By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Table View
Observed: 14th December 2014
Added: 14th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Even my watering of my vegie patch did not deter this one from finding a spot and laying her eggs. What do you get when you cross an elephant with a caterpillar? Very big holes in your cabbage leaves!

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Zebra White

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Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 15th November 2014
Added: 9th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Orange tip

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Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 16th November 2014
Added: 9th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Orange tip

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Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 10th November 2014
Added: 9th December 2014
Likely ID: Colotis pallene
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Meadow white - Pontia helice

Pontia helice
By: jacquesvdmerwe
Botanical Society of South AfricaCity of Cape Town Biodiversity Management BranchCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersDarling Wildflower Society
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Location: Klein Dassenberg NR, Atlantis, Western Cape, RSA
Observed: 4th December 2014
Added: 8th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Quite a few of these around now that there is a mix of very young and old very old veld.

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Belenois aurota

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Location: Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 20th November 2014
Added: 7th December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Brownvein White

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 1st December 2014
Added: 1st December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Grass yellow

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By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Unnamed Road, Eikenhof
Observed: 26th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Brownvein White

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 30th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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White visits Buchu

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 30th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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White on Gazania

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 30th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Butterflies

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By: Diane Brooks
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
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Location: Griekwastad, Bo-Karoo
Observed: 23rd November 2014
Added: 29th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Brownvein White

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed: 26th November 2014
Added: 27th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Smoky Orange ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Chalets 1-10, Silaka NR
Observed: 24th November 2014
Added: 24th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Cabbage White

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: 34, Lismore Ave
Observed: 22nd February 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Not indiginous

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Belenois - Divava

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Location: Divava Lodge
Observed: 12th January 2012
Added: 14th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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light yellow butterfly

light yellow butterfly
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: R325, Benede Oranje
Observed: 9th November 2014
Added: 10th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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orange tip

orange tip
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: R325, Benede Oranje
Observed: 9th November 2014
Added: 10th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Meadow white

Meadow white
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: N14, Kalahari District Council
Observed: 8th November 2014
Added: 9th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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White Butterfly

White Butterfly
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Location: Near Monzi Park
Observed: 2nd November 2014
Added: 5th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Butterfly

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Location: Grahamstown
Observed: 27th October 2014
Added: 27th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Butterfly (AENP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 28th May 2014
Added: 26th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Belenois gidica subsp. abyssinica (African Veined White)

Belenois gidica subsp. abyssinica (African Veined White)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: The Great Fish River Nature Reserve
Observed: 3rd October 2014
Added: 24th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Supper, breakfast and lunch... for a month!

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
Botanical Society of South AfricaCity of Cape Town Biodiversity Management BranchCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersDarling Wildflower Society
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Location: Unnamed Road, West Coast DC
Observed: 23rd October 2014
Added: 23rd October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Found it odd the butterfly didn't fly away as I walked past it only to discover the little spider already sucking at its abdomen.

Big score for the spider tonight!

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White

White
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: N14, Kalahari District Council
Observed: 17th October 2014
Added: 21st October 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Species with which Whites (Pieridae) interacts