Yellow White, also known as the small white, is a small- to medium-sized butterfly species. The butterfly can be distinguished by the white color with small black dots on its wings. They are further distinguished by the smaller size and lack of the black band at the tip of their forewings.
It is widespread and is believed to have originated in Europe or Asia. Often referred to as the “imported cabbageworm” they are a serious pest to cabbage and other mustard family crops.
Having discovered a fondness for insects while pursuing her degree in Biology, Randi Jones was quite bugged to know that people usually dismissed these little creatures as “creepy-crawlies”.