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Butterfly: Meadow White

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Butterfly: Meadow White

Unread postby arks » Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:01 pm

Here's another butterfly that I need help with. Seen in West Coast NP on 3 December 2008.

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Re: Butterfly ID needed

Unread postby BushSnake » Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:30 pm

It's a male meadow white / bontrokkie / Pontia helice. They are probably one of our most widespread and common species!
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Re: Butterfly: Meadow White

Unread postby wildtuinman » Wed May 15, 2013 10:29 am

Meadow White

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