Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 982157

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: June 13, 2014
Submitted by: farmgirldoreen
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Went from flower to flower of Ragged Robins (Caryophyllaceae flos-cuculi)in a field next to our pond. It was a very hot and humid day with approaching thunderstorms.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: June 21, 2014
Coordinator notes: June 25: my original ID was questioned, and I found that he was correct. So I changed the ID to American Lady, not Painted Lady. Sorry about that! Ross Layberry
Checklist region(s): Broome County, New York, United States