Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1143048

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: September 23, 2017
Submitted by: maryjanzen
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on fall 'Jeana' phlox/Phlox paniculata, then later on Mexican sunflower/Tithonia rotundiflora in suburban yard; sunny, 75F.
Status: Migrant
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: October 05, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Centre County, United States, Pennsylvania