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Painted Lady

Vanessa cardui

Description:

largish orange butterfly. Note 5 spots on exterior of hindwings opposed to 2 found on Vaness virginiensis

Habitat:

most often found in open areas.


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2 Comments

TomElliott
TomElliott 6 years ago

Thank you Maria!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Beautiful butterfly and spotting!

Wisconsin, USA

Lat: 43.50, Long: -89.38

Spotted on May 22, 2012
Submitted on Jan 1, 2013

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