Steenbok Nature Reserve
Common NameFamily Name
Meadow WhitePontia helice helice

Male upperside                                         Female upperside                            Male underside

Migrant, sometimes resident. Commoner in western parts of southern Africa. Flies in summer months.
Identification
Wingspan 35-40 mm. Female has more black markings..
Behaviour
Flies throughout the day. Strong flier, sometimes stops at flowers.
Larval foodplants
Heliophila linearis, Lepidium africanum, Sisymbrium capense