Synonyms:Pieris brassciae var. crucivora; Pieris rapae flavescens
The Small White (Pieris rapae) is a small- to medium-sized butterfly species of the Yellows-and-Whites family Pieridae. It is also known as the Small Cabbage White and in New Zealand, simply as White Butterfly. The names "Cabbage Butterfly" and "Cabbage White" can also refer to the Large White. It is widespread and populations are found across Europe, North Africa, Asia, and Great Britain.