Vanessa cardui  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Main synonym = Cynthia cardui    Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Nymphalidae
Painted Lady     Farfett tax-Xewk
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A migratory species which is more common than the Red Admiral. Hairy larvae feed on a wide range of plants, mainly thistles. Adults feed on nectar from many different flowers.

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