Vanessa cardui (Painted lady)

Lathyrus latifolius (Broad-leaved sweet pea)

Last update: 10 March 2020
garden
species


Common

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2019-VI-21


This year there were many Painted ladies (Vanessa cardui) in the Netherlands, as well as in the garden.

This specimen, judging by it’s worn surface clearly a migrant, was drinking on Broad-leaved sweet pea (Lathyrus latifolius).

Painted lady (Vanessa cardui) on Broad-leaved sweet pea (Lathyrus latifolius)
Painted lady (Vanessa cardui) on Broad-leaved sweet pea (Lathyrus latifolius)

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