“Painted Lady” by rhoing

“Painted Lady”

Same species as yesterday, but from above. On Ageratum (Flossflower).
And I complete August on October 2. Sigh.

ID’ed at BAMONA as “Vanessa cardui” or “Painted Lady”; https://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/sighting_details/1144602
Painted Lady:
» BAMONA, http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Vanesssa-cardui
» BugGuide, http://bugguide.net/node/view/2649
Ageratum at PhytoImages, http://phytoimages.siu.edu/cgi-bin/dol/dol_terminal.pl?taxon_name=Ageratum&rank=genus

1 year ago (“First sighting in 3 years?”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2016-08-31
2 years ago (“From the reservoir”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2015-08-31
3 years ago (“[Probably] a broken-down motherboard…”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2014-08-31
4 years ago (“Family afghan project…”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2013-08-31
5 years ago (“Eastern Pondhawk (female)”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2012-08-31
6 years ago (“Lines and flowers”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2011-08-31

[ IMG_7942S900x675Atm :: f/6.3 :: 1/320" :: ISO-200 :: 250mm ]
Great pose! :- )
October 3rd, 2017  
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