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    • American Lady
    • American Painted Lady
  • Scientific Names
    • Vanessa virginiensis
    • Cynthia virginiensis
  • Spanish
    • Vanesa americana

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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the past

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

Observer

tweedledee

Date

November 2, 2012 11:10 PM CDT

Description

Changing back to American Lady. Smear connecting submarginal spots on hindwing/above makes me so persuaded. Also, the photo is not that sharp, but there is a white dot visible on the forewing.

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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pete_woods

Date

April 27, 2012 03:25 PM EDT

Description

nectaring on garlic mustard. I was hoping to see West Virginia whites on this trip, but I think I was a week or two too late.

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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vilseskog

Date

June 28, 2014 10:33 AM EDT

Description

Bioblitz at Duke Farms, June 28, 2014 (Hillsborough, New Jersey, USA). Caterpillar on Antennaria (Asteraceae).

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American Painted Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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kristian

Date

September 18, 2010

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Vanesa americana Vanessa virginiensis

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francisco3

Date

December 18, 2014 02:26 PM HST

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Vanesa americana Vanessa virginiensis

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francisco3

Date

December 17, 2014 10:53 AM HST

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Vanesa americana Vanessa virginiensis

Date

December 16, 2014

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos ITSJR

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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brendahoffman324

Date

April 15, 2012

Description

Feeding on nectar of the Texas Vervain (Verbena halei) wildflower in a sunny location on my property.

The more frequently used common name is American Painted Lady.

On my nature website at https://anacreintexas.wordpress.com/2012/12/27/american-painted-lady/

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the past

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Vanesa americana Vanessa virginiensis

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the past

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american painted lady Vanessa virginiensis

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joshualincoln

Date

September 26, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

The American Painted Lady or American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis) is a butterfly found throughout North America.

No range data available.