Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1229476

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: August 27, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I saw this Painted Lady from about 10' away. I noticed it wasn't moving much like all the butterflies around. When I uploaded it, it looks like there's a white crab spider that's got it? Weather: 79 degrees, 50% humidity, clear sunny skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 27, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County