Taxon profile


American Lady
Vanessa virginiensis (Drury, 1773)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots

Scientific synonyms

Nymphalis cardui virginiensis Drury, 1773
Papilio virginiensis Drury, 1773

Other names

= American Painted Lady
= Luna Moth

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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441687]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Vanessa virginiensis (Drury, 1773)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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