Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1345415

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: September 27, 2022
Submitted by: Katelbr
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Several (at least 5 separate butterflies) fluttering and feeding
Status: Resident
Verified by: James Steen
Verified date: September 27, 2022
Coordinator notes: Feeding on Zinnia. I'm getting many of these butterfly species, as I do every fall, in my yard. Thank you! JAMES STEEN
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Polk County