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American Painted Lady
American Painted Lady (Vanessa virginiensis: Nymphalidae) nectaring bastard cabbage (Rapistrum rugosum: Brassicaceae). Wingspan 4.4-6.4 cm (1.75-3.5 in).
Habitat
Blackland Prairie Vegetation area. Open limestone roadside with scattered ashe juniper, hackberry and cedar elm at ca. 195 m (640 ft) elevation.
Location
Southeast of the Bell County Expo Center, Belton, Bell County, Texas, USA
Date taken
April 2023
Scientific name
Vanessa virginiensis
Equipment used
Canon
wow! a real beauty, Stanley, superb butterfly, love the two eyes "looking" behind the flower, congratulations, many tfs!!
 

Media information

Category
Butterflies & Moths
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
286
Comment count
11

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/11
Focal length
300.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1250 second(s)
ISO
1250
Filename
American Painted Lady, se of Bell County Expo Center, Belton.jpg
File size
1.7 MB
Date taken
Sun, 09 April 2023 10:44 AM
Dimensions
1024px x 894px

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