Admirals and Painted Lady Names

Cris Guppy & Aud Fischer cguppy at
Sat Aug 7 22:14:22 EDT 1999

Does anyone know the origin of the names "White and Red Admiral" and "Painted Lady" (Limenitis and Vanessa) in Britiain? I believe they are very old names. If you do know, a literature reference would be helpful. Thank you.

Cris Guppy
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