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African Small White

Resident, confined to coastal regions from Mossel Bay to northern KZN. Flies in summer months.

Family Name:
Dixeia charina charina
Common Name:
African Small White
Wingspan 35-40 mm. Female has black markings on forewing.
Flies throughout the day. Strong flier, sometimes stops at flowers.
Larval foodplants:
Capparis sepiara var. citrifolia