Wingspan: 58 - 63mm
Similar to the smaller Small White, the female can be distinguished from the male by the two black spots on the upperside.
Late April to Mid June and again from early July to late August. Ocassional third brood occurs.
Larval Food Plants
Cruciferae family, Cabbages etc.
Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus)
Wild Mignonette (Reseda lutea)
This butterfly can be found in many habitats including:
Gardens & allotments, parks, open grassland, meadows and hedgerows.
Resident and widespread.
Commonly seen throughout Wiltshire.
Earliest county record 4th March 1868
Latest county record
30th October 2001