Veined White (LEP20) Pieris napi


     This butterfly occurs over much of the Northern Hemisphere.  Individuals can vary greatly in appearance.  It is a typical spring Veined White with heavily marked veins below.  The veins appear olive-gray against a white background.  Also called Mustard White after the family of its chosen host plants.  One of these is cardamon, on which it is shown nectaring.