Taxon profile


Australian Painted Lady
Vanessa kershawi (McCoy, 1868)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots »  genus Vanessa - Red admirals

Scientific synonyms

Cynthia austral Meredith, 1891
Cynthia cardui austral Meredith, 1891
Cynthia kershawi McCoy, 1868
Cynthia kershawi, McCoy, 1868
Pyrameis cardui suffusa Olliff, 1888
Pyrameis lucasii Miskin, 1889
Pyrameis suffusa Olliff, 1888
Vanessa cardui kershawi

Other names

= Blue-spotted Painted Lady

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [fc49776d-c82e-4dd8-8b03-01473d99b7f5]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Vanessa kershawi (McCoy, 1868)]
Data retrieved on: 20 February 2014
EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Vanessa kershawi]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013

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