Painted Lady(Vanessa cardui)
|Copyright: Rose von Selasinsky (sela)
|Date Taken: 2009-09-26|
|Camera: Pentax K 7, PENTAX DFA MACRO100mm F2.8|
|Exposure: f/8, 1/320 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2009-09-27 2:33|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Yesterday I had a wonderful walk in a beautiful garden and there were a lot of butterflies. The Panted Lady is my favorite and I hope you like my photo of her. Thank you for your points and for looking at.|
Have a nkice Sunday!
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Painted Lady group of colourful butterflies comprises the subgenus Cynthia of the genus Vanessa in the Family Nymphalidae. They are well known throughout most of the world.
CaterpillarThe group includes:
the Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui), which is almost global in its distribution
Australian Painted Lady (Vanessa kershawi)
American (Painted) Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)
West Coast Lady (Vanessa annabella).
 Distinguishing features
For a key to the terms used see Lepidopteran glossary
In general, the Painted Lady is a large butterfly (wing span 5--9–cm (2--2 7/8 in)) identified by the black and white corners of its mainly deep orange, black-spotted wings. It has 5 white spots in the black forewing tips and while the orange areas may be pale here and there, there are no clean white dots in them. The hindwings carry 4 small submarginal eyespots on dorsal and ventral sides. Those on the dorsal side are black, but in the summer morph sometimes small blue pupils are present in some.
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very beautiful photo ! nici colors, very sharp and clean. very well done.
- [2009-09-27 3:32]
Superb shot. Very neat and sharp. Lovely colours and a great pose. The BG ia also good and green all around. Very nice diagonal composition. Best regards Siggi
a very beautiful picture of the Painted Lady, good sharpness and splendid vivid colours, very well composed with a marvellous environment
Ciao Rose, wonderful Painted Lady on a beautiful flower, fantastic colors, superb sharpness and splendid details, very well done, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio
- [2009-09-27 7:24]
ein super Makro ! Es gefällt mir sehr wie du dieses Bild dargestellt hast. Schöne warme Farben mit einem guten Kontrast.
Ein schöner Sontag,
fascinating splendid colours, very beautiful composition, marvellous photo output!!!
TFS thanks for sharing
prächtig frischer, wohlgenährter Distelfalter, der auf bunten spätsommerlichen Blüten an reich gedeckter Tafel sitzt und vielleicht schon Kräfte tankt für einen langen Rückflug nach dem Süden. Sehr schöne Pose, angenehm weiches Licht, harmonische Komposition - eine Freude.
Mit Dank und herzlichen Grüßen,
- [2009-10-03 7:07]
A striking capture of the Painted Lady on a bright purple Aster! A wonderful colour combination and fine details. A beautiful background too and well composed.
TFS and best wishes, Ulla