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Need Help with ID

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by mrtac2man, Sep 6, 2005.

  1. mrtac2man


    Jun 3, 2005
    Chased this one around for an hour or more...is it a moth or a butterfly??
    Thanks in advance
  2. Sorry I am a bit late in answering this one.

    It is a Butterfly.
    Family: Nymphalidae.
    Genus: Vanessa.
    Species: cardui

    Common Name The Painted Lady.

    Best wishes. Bob F.
  3. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    Lovely shot Tim. :smile:
  4. eng45ine


    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Tim, that capture was worth every bead of sweat that ran down your face. Nicely done...great colors and crop.
  5. mrtac2man


    Jun 3, 2005
    Thanks for the Help Bob... trying to get a better shot.. where it is more in focus... they are a little shy when you stick the lens at them... but i am sure i will get him or her soon...

    Thanks again
  6. Definitely worth the chase! :biggrin:
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