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Large white - Pieris brassicae Sumburgh Head (Shetland's, Scotland).  Geotagged,Large white,Pieris brassicae,Spring,United Kingdom Click/tap to enlarge

Large white - Pieris brassicae

Sumburgh Head (Shetland's, Scotland).

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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 large white is a close relative to the small white, ''Pieris rapae''.

The large white is common throughout Europe, North Africa, Asia even through the Himalayas.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Nov 24, 2021. Captured Jun 16, 2013 10:09 in VP3G+P5 Sumburgh, Shetland, UK.
  • SP-820UZ
  • f/5.7
  • 10/8000s
  • ISO200
  • 160mm