Checkered White Butterfly (Pontia protodice)

Male Checkered WhiteEnlarge

Male Checkered White Butterfly Image
Picture of Female Checkered White
White Butterfiles Mating

Checkered White (Pontia protodice)

Family: Whites and Sulphurs (Pieridae)

Subfamily: White (Pierinae)

Average Wingspan: 1 1/2" - 2 1/2"

Habitat: Fields, weedy places, road edges

Plants That Attract This Butterfly

* May not be available for purchase at your local nursery.

Note: Always check a plant's Hardiness Zone to make sure it will grow in your area. (What Is My Hardiness Zone?)

Where To Buy Plants

Butterfly Flight Range Map

Checkered White Flight Range Map

Photo Credits:
Male (open wing) - Patty Bigner
Male (closed wing) - Patty Bigner
Female (open wing) - Patty Bigner
Butterflies Mating - Laney S. Rickman

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