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Meadow White

Migrant, sometimes resident. Commoner in western parts of southern Africa. Flies in summer months.

Family Name:
Pontia helice helice
Common Name:
Meadow White
Wingspan 35-40 mm. Female has more black markings.
Flies throughout the day. Strong flier, sometimes stops at flowers.
Larval foodplants:
Heliophila linearis, Lepidium africanum, Sisymbrium capense