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Painted Lady

Observed: 19th July 2009 By: djm4djm4’s reputation in Invertebratesdjm4’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Painted Lady butterfly on Buddleia

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) interacts

Comments

the naturalist man's picture

Painted Lady

Very distinctive butterfly. Buddlia is one garden escape most ecologists tolerate, it's just so good for butterflies.

Graham Banwell

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Painted ladies

It sounds as if there will be a lot of these around this year
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/uk-butterflies/a-billion...
says there could be 20 million in the UK this summer

Colin

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