Observations in the Family: Pieridae

English Name: Whites

Eurema brigitta

Eurema brigitta
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Location: A3, Mutare
Observed on: 20th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Butterfly

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Marloth Park
Observed on: 22nd April 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

common or vein?

white, africanveined
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Botha Pl, Pennington
Observed on: 21st April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 2

Colotis evagore subsp antigone or Orange Tip

Colotis evagore subsp antigone or Orange Tip
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Location: Masorini Archaeological Rd, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 17th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Common vagrant (Catopsilia florella f. pyrene)

Common vagrant (Catopsilia florella f. pyrene)
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed on: 21st April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Mylothris agathina agathina

Mylothris agathina agathina_1404_2
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Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 14th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 1

Mylothris sp

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Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 13th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Likely ID: Mylothris
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Vagrant

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Marloth Park
Observed on: 20th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Common Vagrant

Common Vagrant
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed on: 19th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 19th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Belenois creona severina (f)

Belenois creona severina (f)
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Location: Mutare Road, Harare East
Observed on: 12th March 2005
Added to iSpot: 18th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Belenois creona severina(m)

Belenois creona severina(u)
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Location: Mutare Road, Harare East
Observed on: 12th March 2005
Added to iSpot: 18th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Belenois aurota

Belenois aurota
By: MarkusMarkus's reputation in InvertebratesMarkus's reputation in InvertebratesMarkus's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Mutare Road, Harare East
Observed on: 12th April 2006
Added to iSpot: 18th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Belenois gidica

Belenois gidica
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Location: A14, Nyanga
Observed on: 26th March 2006
Added to iSpot: 18th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Belenois thysa thysa

Belenois thysa thysa
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Location: EN1, Save
Observed on: 30th August 2003
Added to iSpot: 18th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Meadow White

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Location: Unnamed Road, Presidentsrus
Observed on: 17th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Butterfly

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Marloth Park
Observed on: 17th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Meadow white

Meadow white
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed on: 13th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

butterfly

butterfly
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed on: 13th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Butterfly

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Skukuza
Observed on: 15th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Butterfly

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Marloth Park
Observed on: 13th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th April 2014
Identifications: 4
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Butterfly

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Marloth Park
Observed on: 13th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th April 2014
Likely ID: Colotis
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Butterfly

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Marloth Park
Observed on: 13th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th April 2014
Likely ID: Afrodryas leda
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Butterfly

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Marloth Park
Observed on: 13th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Butterfly

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Marloth Park
Observed on: 13th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th April 2014
Likely ID: Appias
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Butterfly

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Marloth Park
Observed on: 13th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th April 2014
Likely ID: Colotis
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Green-eyed Monster

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By: Carlo van TonderCarlo van Tonder's reputation in InvertebratesCarlo van Tonder's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Rondevlei, Sedgefield
Observed on: 21st April 2011
Added to iSpot: 11th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Colotis

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Marloth Park
Observed on: 9th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th April 2014
Likely ID: Colotis pallene
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Bushveld Purple Tip

Bushveld Purple Tip
By: Maritza
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Blyderiver
Observed on: 9th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

just hanging around

just hanging around
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Location: Gaborone North smallholdings
Observed on: 8th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 8th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 5
Description: This butterfly was trapped in the structural support strands of the Nephila web and as with the dead fly ( http://www.ispot.org.za/node/248567 )the spider and her mates were ignoring it. The butterfly was still alive and the section of web it was caught in was not a major structural component so the butterfly was released which proved to be of a greater mission than envisaged as it took a concerted effort with 2 hands to break the golden strand of webbing that were trapping the butterfly. This is a female and unless I have only previously seen flights of males then this subsp of the 'Co

Butterfly

Sulphur Small White_PICT4813
By: Cymah
Location: KZN national botanical gardens, PMB
Observed on: 6th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 8th April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 3
Description: Please help with confirming the name and provide any details about biology, appearance and distribution of this butterfly

Broad Bordered 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: Sediba
Observed on: 4th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 8th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Eurema hecabe subsp. solifera & Eurema brigitta subsp. brigitta

Eurema brigitta brigitta (Broad bordered Grass Yellow) and Eurema hecabe subsp. solifera
By: PhoenixPhoenix's reputation in InvertebratesPhoenix's reputation in InvertebratesPhoenix's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Lekgalameetse - Malta Waterfall
Observed on: 2nd April 2014
Added to iSpot: 8th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Another ghost

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By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
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Location: Hoopstad
Observed on: 6th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 8th April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 2

Flower ghost

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By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: 8, Coetzer St
Observed on: 6th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 8th April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Eurema brigitta subsp. brigitta or Broad-bordered Grass Yellow

Eurema brigitta brigitta or Broad bordered Grass Yellow
By: PhoenixPhoenix's reputation in InvertebratesPhoenix's reputation in InvertebratesPhoenix's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Lekgalameetse - Malta Waterfall
Observed on: 2nd April 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2

Dotted Border

Dotted Border
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed on: 6th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Caterpillar

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Location: Hermansdal, Ellisras
Observed on: 2nd April 2014
Added to iSpot: 4th April 2014
Likely ID: Mylothris
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Queen Purple Tip

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 2nd April 2014
Likely ID: Colotis regina
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Brown-veined White

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: 5, Andrew Swart Dr
Observed on: 1st April 2014
Added to iSpot: 2nd April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

orange tip

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 14th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

African Veined White

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 11th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Butterfly

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 11th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

White

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in InvertebratesRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed on: 10th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

A delightful surprise! - Montagu WCape

A delightful surprise! - Montagu WCape
By: Marion MacleanMarion Maclean's reputation in InvertebratesMarion Maclean's reputation in InvertebratesMarion Maclean's reputation in InvertebratesMarion Maclean's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Pietersfontein, Montagu WCape
Observed on: 17th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th March 2014
Likely ID: Colotis lais
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1
Description: We don't get much in the way of butterflies in the succulent karoo (though this is more than offset by the staggering abundance of moths), so to see something other than a painted lady or a meadow white is quite something!

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By: william benn
Cape Nature
Location: 30, Deining Street
Observed on: 5th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th March 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Butterfly

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By: Michael McSweeney
BirdLife South AfricaSouth African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Westlake
Observed on: 12th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: About 50mm wingspan.

Pinacopteryx eriphia ...

Pinacopteryx eriphia
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Geelhoutbos Jeep Track, Baviaanskloof
Observed on: 28th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Butterfly on Sarcostemma viminale subsp thunbergii

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By: Outrampsjenny
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Augrabies National Park
Observed on: 17th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Butterflies on the road

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By: Wendy TaylorWendy Taylor's reputation in Invertebrates
Location: S130, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 9th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th March 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Meadow White ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Bosdorp, Baviaanskloof
Observed on: 7th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

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