One of the biggest threats to this butterfly is the invasion of garlic mustard into their habitats.

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Do you know the about these butterflies? Test your knowledge of Pieris virginiensis with this video.


There are two major native plants that support the West Virginia White butterfly's development.

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Visit Don Cipollini's lab website for opportunities to work with the West Virginia White butterfly as a graduate student.


As long as they've been a species, West Virginia Whites have been under threat of extinction.


Visit Sam's blog to discover what she's up to now, after leaving Wright State University in May, 2015 with her Ph.D.

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