Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1197741

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: January 03, 2019
Submitted by: MAKI
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hill topping with two other butterflies on the summit of Glendora Mountain, elevation 3,322' amsl.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: January 07, 2019
Coordinator notes: So much for the old idea Painted Ladies cannot successfully overwinter north of Mexico!-Ken Davenport