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Painted Lady Butterfly

Vanessa cardui




1 species ID suggestions

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady

3 Comments

AbiBoocock
AbiBoocock 5 years ago

Gilma, I was working in a kindergarten classroom and we had just ordered the caterpillars, let them chill in a small container full of food, and then they stuck themselves to the lid, and went through metamorphosis, after sticking the cacoons into a tank!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Hi Abi. Beautiful butterfly. Can you please move the good picture with it on your hand to first spot? The picture of containers doesn't look so great. Thanks so much.

Beautiful!! looks like you are raising them...what do you do with them?

Ontario, Canada

Lat: 43.47, Long: -79.70

Spotted on Jun 5, 2013
Submitted on Sep 17, 2013

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