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Vanessa virginiensis (Drury, 1773)

Имаго  Vanessa virginiensis


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Nymphalinae tribe Nymphalini genus Vanessa → species Vanessa virginiensis

Species name(s)

Vanessa virginiensis (Drury, 1773) = Papilio virginiensis Drury, [1773] = Papilio huntera Fabricius, 1775 = Papilio iole Cramer, 1775 = Cynthia gnaphalii Fabricius, 1938 = Papilio jole Cramer, 1776 = hunteri = Vanessa huntera = Vanessa huntera fulvia.

American Painted Lady


Zoogeographical regions


Detailed information with references


  • UK, Germany, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Portugal, France. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • British Isles, Germany, Ireland, Spain (mainland), Canary Islands, Portugal (mainland), France (mainland). [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Asteraceae, Malvaceae, Fabaceae, Urticaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Boraginaceae. [28]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photo: Paolo Mazzei.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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