Insect and Bug ID forum: Is this Painted Lady?

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Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
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jvdubb
Jun 5, 2015 8:22 AM CST

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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Jun 5, 2015 9:32 AM CST
Looks like the American Painted Lady - Vanessa virginiensis ..

http://bugguide.net/node/view/1506

http://bugguide.net/node/view/488

The Painted Lady - Vanessa cardui ..

http://bugguide.net/node/view/124722

http://bugguide.net/node/view/2649
Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
Cottage Gardener Houseplants Spiders! Heucheras Frogs and Toads Dahlias
Hummingbirder Sedums Winter Sowing Peonies Region: Michigan Garden Ideas: Level 2
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jvdubb
Jun 5, 2015 10:22 AM CST
Thank you!!
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Jun 5, 2015 12:39 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.
Name: Linda
Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a)
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LindaTX8
Jun 10, 2015 4:34 PM CST
Vanessa virginiensis is what I call the American Lady, to avoid confusion with the other species I call Painted Lady, Vanessa cardui. They're both beautiful species!
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