Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1044738

West Virginia White
Pieris virginiensis

Observation date: May 22, 2015
Submitted by: Allen Belden
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mostly sunny, high in the 50s. Two seen at this location. Repeatedly nectaring and landing on garlic mustard, which is now abundant; there was little or no garlic mustard in this area three years ago. Five additional individuals seen at higher elevations in areas without garlic mustard.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: May 23, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.