Small White (Pieris rapae)
Cheshire local information
When to see: April-October
Where to see: A wide range of habitats
Caterpillar food plant: Brassicas, Cruciferae
Cheshire status: An abundant and widespread resident, but recorded in lower numbers in upland areas. Double-brooded with the second emergence larger than the first, although immigrants may augment these numbers. Occurs in a wide range of habitats and may be seen throughout the season from early April to early October.