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Painted lady

Vanesa cardui


The painted lady is a well known species of Lepidoptera due to their abundance and bright colour. They are of medium size with a lifespan of 2-4 weeks with a tendency to appear in groups of in swarms where resources are plentiful enough to support large numbers.


•Forest •Feilds •meadows


•Has 4 subspecies

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Spotted on Apr 19, 2015
Submitted on Jun 26, 2015

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