Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

American Lady on Cone Flower

Vanessa virginiensis




No species ID suggestions

3 Comments

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw a year ago

Absolutely stunning!

mpshope
mpshope 3 years ago

Thanks! I updated the listing.

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 3 years ago

The two large eyespots distinguish this as an American Lady - Vanessa virginiensis. Painted lady has four smaller eyespots. Being at the edge of the American Lady's range, I am very envious. I carefully inspect every Lady I see but they are always Painted Ladies. Excellent spotting.

White Haven, Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 41.06, Long: -75.77

Spotted on Jul 26, 2008
Submitted on Oct 16, 2011

Related spottings

Painted Lady Red admiral Red Admiral Red Admiral

Nearby spottings

Horned Grebe Hummingbird Moth Ruby-Throated Hummingbird (immature) Common Garden Spider