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Common Name:Butterfly, Cabbage White
Scientific Name:Pieris rapae
Area:Salem Audubon Nature Reserve
Date:June 24, 2018

Said to be the most common butterfly in North America, it was introduced from Europe into Canada in the 19th Century. One of the few that causes crop damage, it is also pehaps the most graceful of butterflies.

Reference:Butterflies through Binoculars by Glassberg