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Scientific Name: Vanessa cardui
Common Name: Painted Lady
Family: Nymphalidae
Description: This Painted Lady caterpillar was collected from Italian Thistle (Carduus pycnocephalus) on 3 May 2013 and reared on Italian Thistle leaves. Four days later, when this photo was taken, the caterpillar was 2-3 cm long.
Location: Bernard Field Station
BFS Area: Western CSS
Photo Type: Animal--Insect
Photographer: Nancy Hamlett
Date Taken: 2013-05-07
Upload Date: 2013-08-14 15:22:39
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