A beautiful Large White Butterfly.
“The Large White Butterfly” was featured in Just Butterflies, July 29, 2012
“The Large White Butterfly” was featured in Gaia, March 22, 2013
The Large White (Pieris brassicae), also called Cabbage Butterfly, Cabbage White, or in India the Large Cabbage White, White cabbage butterfly is a butterfly in the family Pieridae.
The wings are white, with black tips on the forewings of both males and females, the female also has two black spots on each forewing. The underside is a pale greenish and serves as excellent camouflage when at rest. The black markings are generally darker in the summer brood. Its wingspan is 5 to 6.5 cm.
Oosterwolde, Provence Friesland,
The Netherlands. July 23, 2012
Camera: Canon Powershot SX220