Cabbage Butterfly

My Home: I am found in fields, gardens of North America,
Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe.

What I eat: As a caterpillar, I will feed on cabbage, broccoli
and other related crops, but if those are not available
I will feed on native plants.

What I look like: I am approximately two inches
long and 1 ½ inches wide. I have a black body,
white wings with black tips and black spots on my

How I am born: I will go through four stages of
development: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis (cocoon),
and adult (butterfly).

  Fun Facts
The cabbage butterfly
originated in Europe and was introduced
to North America in the mid-1800s.