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Pieris rapae, Cabbage White

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Pieris rapae, Cabbage White

Adult fell prey to a spider

Description: 23-26 mm. This is a white butterfly with black forewing tip and a few additional black spots, one on the hindwing


Habitat and Distribution: A very rare stray to the Northern Keys. I've lived in South Florida my entire life and have never confirmed a sighting south of Ocala.


Host Plant: cabbage 


Natural History: 


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