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October 16, 2017: A Brief Respite
Butterfly in Minnesota
Credit & Copyright: Liane Keane from Trout Creek, Montana
A Brief Respite: A Minnesotan butterfly rests for a moment before flitting away.

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2017-10-16 17:10:31
Christine from Somewhere about 2years ago said:
What an interesting butterfly! Moths, as far as I know Rob, are "fly-by-nights" and butterflies fly by day. This painted lady seems to taste the flower. They actually do it with their feet! :)
Rob Barrett from Minneapolis about 2years ago said:
Nice capture. Aren't they actually moths?
Jim from Nebraska about 2years ago said:
Ken, the Painted Lady (Vanessa Cardui), also called the Cosmopolitan in North America is smaller but similarly colored as Monarch butterflies. Their flight paths and migratory patterns are different than Monarchs . This summer and fall have seen a plethora of Painted Ladies in the midwestern states.
Sweetpea from Sacramento about 2years ago said:
Painted ladies migrate like monarch butterflies, don't they?
Christine from BC about 2years ago said:
Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over....it became a butterfly. The wonders of the natural world. :)
Ken from Ohio about 2years ago said:
Jim, tell me more about these "painted ladies"....
Jim from Nebraska about 2years ago said:
Beautiful detail on a Painted Lady!
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