Name: Painted Lady

Scientific name: Vanessa [=Cynthia] cardui

Type: Moths and Butterflies

Order: Lepidoptera

Family: Brush-footed butterflies or Four-footed butterflies

Color: Black,Orange

Habitat: Farms,Fields

Nature Reserves: Irkaya

Size: 40-50 mm




Conservation status:

Resident Breeder


Description:

Insect follows Nymphalidae family, and Lepidoptera order. Half wing is velvet black from the base, and the upper part is black with white spots on the wing. Wing is 40-50 mm long. Larvas attack big number of plant families, reaches about 300 plants.