Florida White

Glutophrissa drusilla (Cramer, 1777)

Family: Pieridae

Status: Year round in the tropics

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Range: This species is a resident from Brazil north into Mexico and southern Florida. From there it occasionally strays as far as north as New York and Nebraska.

Broods/Flight Times: year round in the tropics

Larval Hostplant(s): Several plants endemic to the tropics

Habitat: A stray which would have no particular habitat preference

Found at:

Overwintering: Not in our area

Similar Species:

Notes: Three Nebraska records. Doug Long’s Furnas County specimen is illustrated below

Common Name, Location, Photographer
Florida White – dorsal, Doug Long, Furnas County 9-26-05
Florida White – ventral, Doug Long, Furnas County 9-26-05

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