Species Page: Giant White (Ganyra josephina)

Giant White

Ganyra josephina (Godart, 1819)

Family: Pieridae

Status: Rare stray

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Range: Central America to south Texas, straying north from there.

Larval Hostplant(s): Caper trees and bushes.

Broods/Flight Times: One flight late in the year in south Texas.

Overwintering: Not in our area.

Habitat: Subtropical dry forests.

Avg. Wingspan: 2 7/8 – 3 3/4 inches

Found at: N/A

Similar Species: None

Notes: The Nebraska record is the northernmost in the North America.

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