European cabbage butterfly (Pieris rapae). Its larva is a major economic pest, attacking cabbage and related plants. Introduced into North America c. 1860, the cabbage white is today one of the most common North American white butterfly species.
Variants of CABBAGE WHITE
cabbage white or cabbage butterfly
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