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Painted Lady

Vanessa cardui

Description:

Grand Canyon south rim

1 Species ID Suggestions

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago
West Coast lady
Vanessa annabella West Coast Lady


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4 Comments

Thanks hannawacker, I've reverted it back.

Robb Hannawacker
Robb Hannawacker 7 years ago

Not a west coast but a painted lady. Lack orange field near tip on wing

Thanks for the suggestion, I have amended the details.

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

The West Coast lady is very similar to the Painted lady (Vanessa cardui), but lacks the eye-spots on the hind wings.

Arizona, USA

Spotted on Sep 30, 2007
Submitted on Mar 4, 2011

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