American Painted Lady Butterfly
|Copyright: John Coventry (jtcoven)
|Date Taken: 2014-05-18|
|Exposure: f/13.0, 1/100 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2014-05-24 9:38|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|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) 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.
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照的很漂亮 很美麗的蝴蝶 也很清晰
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.