Small White

Pieris rapae

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Bánóg Bheag [IRL]

Piéride du rave [F]

Kleiner Kohlweissling [D]

Distribution Map (dark areas indicate presence) and Flight Times of this species - \nNB See General Information page for accuracy information

Gardens, hedgerows, meadows, grasslands.

Common in most areas.

Nasturtium, cabbages.

47-57mm (1.85 inches)
[Small Tortoiseshell 50mm]

The Small White is similar to the Green-veined White, however the undersides are different. The underside of the Small White is yellow with a light grey dusting.
This very common species frequents meadows, hedgerows and gardens.