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Photo#714221
American lady - Vanessa virginiensis

American lady - Vanessa virginiensis
Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina, USA
October 3, 2012
I'm fairly certain this is an American and not a painted lady

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American lady - Vanessa virginiensis American lady - Vanessa virginiensis

American Lady
Moved from ID Request.

You have just extended North Carolina's season to October.

Nice Photos
All these new photos are exceptionally nice. Thank you for posting them. Can't wait to see more.
Robert

 
Thank you!
Thanks! I have others that are pretty good but they are of common species like common buckeyes and Eastern tiger swallowtails so I am not adding those.

I believe you are right
The Anerican Lady has two large eye spots on the underside of its hind wings.

 
American lady
Thanks!