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American Painted Lady Butterfly


American Painted Lady Butterfly
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Copyright: John Coventry (jtcoven) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 18] (300)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-05-18
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-05-24 9:38
Viewed: 1534
Points: 4
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he Cynthia group of colourful butterflies, commonly called painted ladies, comprises a subgenus of the genus Vanessa in the Family Nymphalidae. They are well known throughout most of the world.

he American Painted Lady or American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)[1] is a butterfly found throughout North America.

Vanessa virginiensis lives in flowery habitats, usually in mountains. The larvae feed on various Asteraceae, especially the cudweeds of genus Gnaphalium. All stages of the life cycle can be found throughout temperate North America as well as Madeira and the Canary Islands. Occasionally individuals can be found as far as south-west Europe.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Painted_Lady


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To ramthakur: on the Painted Ladyjtcoven 1 05-25 10:51
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SIR
照的很漂亮 很美麗的蝴蝶 也很清晰
色情真是繽紛 蛇目的花紋震是美麗
構圖也很美麗 真是好看
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STONE

The nether wings of an American Painted Lady appear considerably different from those of one known as Vanessa cardui, John.
The image is sharp and beautiful.
You could have posted a bigger picture of it, though.
Thanks.
Ram

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