Cabbage White - Pieris rapae


This page contains information and pictures about Cabbage White Butterflies in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Wingspan 50mm
This is an introduced species and considered as pest. Sometimes it is confused with other white butterflies in the family Pieridae. The Cabbage White can be distinguished by the black dots on forewings.   

1. Create More Butterflies -  by Frank Jordan and Helen Schwencke, Earthling Enterprises, 2005, p48.
2. Australian Butterflies - Charles McCubbin, Nelson, Sydney, 1971. p127. 
3. The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia - Michael F Braby, Australian National University, CSIRO 2004, p148. 


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Last updated: June 22, 2010.