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Painted Lady

Vanessa cardui


This butterfly has almost global distribution. The larvae feed on thistles and nettles. This butterfly was abundant all along the trek to a high altitude meadow called Dayra Bugyal in Uttarakhand.


Garhwal Himalayas.

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Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 7 years ago

Thank you. :)

KrantiAzad 7 years ago

Oh that's great dear! May its always be easy for you! ! :) Stay blessed dear

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 7 years ago

Thanks, Kranti. There were many of them. May be that made it easy for me. :)

KrantiAzad 7 years ago

Nice ! I also have it .... hard to get it with full wingspan !!

Harsha Singh
Spotted by
Harsha Singh

Uttarakhand, India

Spotted on Apr 30, 2013
Submitted on May 9, 2013

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