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CABBAGE WHITE


CABBAGE WHITE
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Copyright: Marius Secan (marius-secan) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2007 W: 0 N: 5411] (29584)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-07-31
Categories: Insects
Camera: NIKON D810, NIKON AF-S 105 mm f/2,8 G IF-ED VR II
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-01-19 9:51
Viewed: 212
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
IMAGE TAKEN AGAINST THE SUN

The small white (Pieris rapae) is a small- to medium-sized butterfly species of the whites-and-yellows family Pieridae. It is also known as the small cabbage white and in New Zealand, simply as white butterfly. The names "cabbage butterfly" and "cabbage white" can also refer to the large white. The butterfly can be distinguished by the white color with small black dots on its wings. They are distinguished from the smaller size and lack of the black band at the tip of their forewings.

It is widespread and populations are found across Europe, North Africa, Asia, and Great Britain. It has also been accidentally introduced to North America, Australia and New Zealand. The caterpillar of this species is seen as a pest for commercial agriculture. Often referred to as the "imported cabbageworm" they are a serious pest to cabbage and other mustard family crops.


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  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6446 W: 89 N: 15591] (65228)
  • [2019-01-19 10:18]

Hi Marius,perfect capture of this pieridae,one of the most common in my country too,the exposure and the sharpness are fantastic,well done! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hello Marius,
Beautiful background with bokeh. Perfect shot. Personally I would like to crop a bit, otherwise composition looks good.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice weekend,
Srikumar

I like the transparent look of the wings.
Makes a lovely composition with the wild flower.
Ram

A perfect beauty.

  • Great 
  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 152 W: 0 N: 436] (8529)
  • [2019-01-20 22:10]

beautiful..

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