Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#230399
Butterfly - Vanessa cardui

Butterfly - Vanessa cardui
Georgetown, at Lake Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas, USA
October 1, 2008
There were many of these flitting about, wonderful to see as we so far this year have had very few butterflies in the area. The butterflies were near Georgetown's freshwater lake.

Images of this individual: tag all
Butterfly - Vanessa cardui Butterfly - Vanessa cardui

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui. There are a lot of them up here in New Mexico right now too, especially up the mountains where there are more flowers for them.

 
Vanessa Cardui
You guys are the best. Thanks so much for the ID.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.