Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: August 20, 2012
Submitted by: ellenjones6
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I didn't see the small white spot in the orange cell by the upper wing margin, so I am guessing this is a Painted Lady, not an American Lady. True?
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: layberry
Verified date: October 17, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Franklin County