The Life Cycle of Ascia monuste (L.) (Lepidoptera, Pieridae) in Trinidad, W.I.
Ascia monuste (L.) also known as the great southern white is one of the 29 Pieridae butterflies found in Trinidad & Tobago (Barcant 1970, Cock 2014) and is considered common. However, we did not find any published account of the life cycle of this species in Trinidad. This note describes a host plant, Cleome sp. naturally ocurring in Trinidad.