Morni Wildlife (Insects): Painted Lady

April 24, 2013

Painted LadyVanessa Cardui (Linnaeus)– found in the Himalayas upto 4500 metres,  prefers forest openings and meadows in high mountains. It feeds on rotting flowers and fruit.

Painted Lady, water harvesting dam at Muwas, Morni hills

Painted Lady, water harvesting dam at Muwas, Morni hills

Painted Lady, Muwas

Painted Lady, Muwas

 

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