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  • English
    • 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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robberfly

Date

March 1, 2015

Description

Most abundant Nymphalid on the wing...

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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kueda

Date

February 21, 2015 12:14 PM PST

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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kevinhintsa

Date

September 17, 2009 02:06 PM PDT

Description

From past files . Note that this is a female laying an egg on Gnaphalium luteo-album .

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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kevinhintsa

Date

October 15, 2004 12:14 PM PDT

Description

From past files .

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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khimmler

Date

July 20, 2014

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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ericisley

Date

February 18, 2015 11:00 AM CST

Description

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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septemberone

Date

November 19, 2014

Description

bottom right is an American Lady

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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scottking

Date

May 17, 2011 11:39 AM CDT

Description

American Lady
Lake Byllesby Regional Park
Cannon Falls, Minnesota

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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direbecca

Date

October 29, 2014

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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jameswbeck

Date

April 10, 2008

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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American Lady Vanessa virginiensis

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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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Description from Wikipedia

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

No range data available.