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Large White - caterpillar II, Heeswijk, Netherlands Caterpillar of the Large White, in dutch more descriptively named &quot;Great cabbage white&quot;, as it feeds on cabbage plants and in some contexts can be considered a pest. Still, it&#039;s one of the most common butterflies, found everywhere. <br />
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Large White - caterpillar II, Heeswijk, Netherlands

Caterpillar of the Large White, in dutch more descriptively named "Great cabbage white", as it feeds on cabbage plants and in some contexts can be considered a pest. Still, it's one of the most common butterflies, found everywhere.

Large White - caterpillar, Heeswijk, Netherlands Caterpillar of the Large White, in dutch more descriptively named "Great cabbage white", as it feeds on cabbage plants and in some contexts can be considered a pest. Still, it's one of the most common butterflies, found everywhere.<br />
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  1. Super shot with fantastic details. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks! It's actually a crop from that other photo :) Posted 4 years ago

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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''.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jul 16, 2018. Captured May 27, 2018 15:12.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/11.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm