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Painted lady

Vanessa cardui


Arguably the region's most familiar butterfly. Upperwings pinkish-orange with dark and white markings; underwings marbled brown, buff and white, with eyespots at the far edge.


Favours flower-rich sites. Widespread, flying March-October.

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Algarve, Portugal

Lat: 37.13, Long: -7.65

Spotted on Mar 14, 2012
Submitted on Mar 22, 2012


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