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American Painted Lady

Vanessa virginiensis


One of three "Lady" species, American Painted Lady can be found throughout the United States, southern Canada, and south to Venezula and Columbia. Also called Dama Dos Ojos, "lady two eyes," for the large eyespots on the ventral side of the hind wings.

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maplemoth662 a year ago

Your welcome, suzmonk...

suzmonk a year ago

Thanks, maplemoth. I liked that photo better, really, but you couldn't see its "dos ojos"!

maplemoth662 a year ago

The butterfly in photo no. 2, looks like an oil painting...

Mississippi, USA

Lat: 31.71, Long: -89.37

Spotted on Oct 4, 2017
Submitted on Nov 23, 2017

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