Need Help with ID

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

  1. mrtac2man

    mrtac2man

    Jun 3, 2005
    CT
    Chased this one around for an hour or more...is it a moth or a butterfly??
    Thanks in advance
    Tim
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  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

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Lovely shot Tim. :smile:
     
  4. eng45ine

    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

    mrtac2man

    Jun 3, 2005
    CT
    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
    Tim
     
  6. Definitely worth the chase! :biggrin: