Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1286669

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: September 23, 2017
Submitted by: Debo Boddiford
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Lake Edgar Brown
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: March 13, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.