Painted Lady Butterfly
( Vanessa cardui )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Vanessa cardui
(Linnaeus ,1758 )
Common Name:Painted Lady Butterfly
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Nymphalidae
Subfamily:Nymphalinae
Genus:Vanessa
Taxon Code:LEP00552
ITIS/TSN:188601

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Klamath National Forest, Klamath National Forest, Klamath NF, Caribou Rd./Forest Route 37N24,
County:Siskiyou County
ECI Site#:CANF050000
Open Space Location:Klamath NF

RECOGNITION
Wingspan
5.1-7.3 cm
Similar Taxa
West Coast Lady (Vanessa annabella)

BIOLOGY

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
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