Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1209644

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: June 13, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen on a dandelion along the grassy, wooded border of the parking lot at the dog park as we were leaving. Stayed on the dandelion for a good minute or so, then would flutter over to another nearby dandelion. Approx. 2" wingspan. Weather: 79 degrees, 35% humidity, sunny clear skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: June 13, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County