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Painted Lady

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An immigrant species to this country from north Africa. In some years we get huge quantities of them and then we can go several years with relatively few. 


Common Name Painted Lady
Scientific Name Vanessa cardui
Interest Level
Species Family Nymphalid Butterflies (Admirals and Fritillaries)

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Sites List Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Original Tweets Relatives Guidance Notes