Blog Posts - Pieridae



White Butterfly Life Cycle

White Butterfly Life Cycle...
by Amateur Nature Photography on Apr 29, 2013

Mimosa Yellow

The Mimosa Yellow (Pyrisitia nise) is one of many neotropical Coliadinae species. Whites and Sulphurs are small to medium sized butterflies. Their wingspans range from 1 1/8 - 2 inches (2.9 - 5.1 cm). They are more a butterfly of the forest...
by kuPOKUpo on Jun 23, 2011

Great Southern White

Great Southern White is a large white butterfly common in the extreme southern US. It sometimes strays north and is accidental in North Carolina. This butterfly is common in coastal areas where its lazy, low flight may visit a garden near you. The...
by kuPOKUpo on Jun 3, 2011

Mustard White

A circumboreal animal type far reaching opposite Europe and Asia, incorporating the Indian subcontinent, Japan and the Maghreb and North America (Many authors consider the Mustard White of North America to be conspecific with napi) or consider napi t...
by kuPOKUpo on May 24, 2011

Orange Sulphur

One of 13 Coliadinae (sulphur subfamily) species found in Ontario, this sulphur is also known as the Alfalfa Butterfly. As with many Sulphurs, eurytheme's wing pattern and coloration is sexually differentiated. Although it is a resident representativ...
by kuPOKUpo on May 21, 2011

Large Marble

Scattered white scales in forewing black bar. Black pattern on tip of upperside of forewing. Dense green marbling on underside of hindwing. Males patrol valleys and hillsides for females. Eggs are laid singly on unopened flower buds; caterpillars eat...
by kuPOKUpo on May 21, 2011

Cabbage White

In appearance it looks like a smaller version of the Large White. The upperside is creamy white with black tips to the forewings. Females also have two black spots in the center of the forewings. Its underwings are yellowish with black speckles. It i...
by kuPOKUpo on May 18, 2011

Butterfly : The Painted Jezebel - Delias Hyparete Despoliata from Rejang Land Sumatra

This is the second picture of delias i have, before in april 2009 i found this one too, still make me confiuse about this one, Delias Hyparete Itohi or Delias Hyparete Despoliata?Delias Hyparete Itohi only can be found at Semelue Island, because this...
by curup kami on Jul 27, 2010

Butterfly : Small Blackveined Albatross or Appias libythea olferna from Rejang Land Sumatra

Small Blackveined Albatross or Appias libythea olferna,the small butterfly belong the the Family Pieridae is very common in sumatra, you can find it at grassland,gardens , roadsides and they are very love sun shine. Scientific classification...
by curup kami on May 29, 2010

Butterfly : Three-spot Grass yellow - Eurema blanda from Rejang Land Sumatra

Eurema blanda or Three-spot grass yellow belongs to the butterfly family Pieridae,this is a small butterfly with black marginal marks on the wings. Scientific classification Kingdom:Animalia Phylum:Arthropoda Class:Insecta Order:Lepidoptera Family...
by curup kami on Mar 22, 2010

Butterfly : Red-base Jezebel - Delias pasithoe goda from rejang land sumatra male form from rejang land sumatra ( image Air Lanang Village )

very difficult to identify this butterfly,because not much references and image benchmark,but thank to the author web World of Delias ,Mr/Mrs. Leslie Day to confirm the ID. The image taken at 28 June,2009 with the location is Air Lanang Village, Re...
by curup kami on Jul 4, 2009

Butterfly : Red-base Jezebel - Delias pasithoe goda from rejang land sumatra male form from rejang land sumatra ( image Tanjung Dalam Village )

very difficult to identify this butterfly,because not much references and image benchmark,but thank to the author web World of Delias ,Mr/Mrs. Leslie Day to confirm the ID. The image taken at 28 June,2009 with the location is Air Lanang Village, Re...
by curup kami on Jul 4, 2009

Butterfly : The Chocolate Grass Yellow (Eurema sari sodalis) from Rejang Land Sumatra

The Chocolate Grass Yellow (Eurema sari sodalis) from Rejang Land Sumatra The Chocolate Grass Yellow (Eurema sari sodalis) is species from genus of grass yellow butterflies in the family Pieridae,we found this butterfly near Beliti River at Dusun...
by curup kami on Jun 11, 2009

Butterfly : The Large- or Common Grass Yellow (Eurema hecabe latilimbata) from Rejang land sumatra

The Large- or Common Grass Yellow (Eurema hecabe latilimbata) from Rejang land sumatra The Large- or Common Grass Yellow (Eurema hecabe latilimbata) is a small pierid butterfly species found in Asia. They are found flying close to the ground and are...
by curup kami on Jun 9, 2009

Butterfly : Delias hyparete despoliata from rejang land sumatra

Delias hyparete despoliata female form from rejang land sumatra Delias hyparete despoliata is a subspecies from Delias hyparete.Delias is a genus of butterflies. There are about 250 species of Delias, found in South Asia and Australia. Delias group...
by curup kami on Apr 10, 2009


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