Identification, please?

Neil Jones Neil at
Fri Aug 13 13:55:58 EDT 1999

In article <37B4665C.7DD2D75F at>
           Kevin.Caley at "K.J.Caley" writes:

> This is a Painted Lady (Cynthia cardui).  While it matches this in every pattern> that I can see, I would verge on the cautious and just check it against an
>  American
> Painted Lady, primarily as I know differences exits, but how minor they are (and> they would have to be very minor if this were to turn out to be that form) I do
>  not
> know. the PL is a fairly common migrant here in Europe.
> Kevin

There is also the West Coast Lady (Vanessa annabella) What an appropriate
scientific name :-). I checked the photo against both before replying
privately to Mark.

> Mark Mathu wrote:
> > Hi, I'm hoping someone can give me a hand and identify the following:
> >
> > (65024 bytes)
> >

Neil Jones- Neil at
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butterflies?" Andrew Lees - The quotation on his memorial at Crymlyn Bog
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