Painted Lady Vanessa cardui (Linn.)

 

Annual immigrant. Abundant some years but scarce in others.

May be found in any habitat type.

Many foodplants but often thistles.

Usually between late March and late September.


Not reported systematically after the end of June



2017.05.22 Cambridgeshire Quy [sic] Fen 1 Maddocks, Andrew 
2017.05.18 Sussex Medmerry RSPB 4 Sussex BC
2017.05.17 Sussex Mill Hill 3 Sussex BC
2017.05.15 Suffolk Landguard Obs 1 Suffolk BC
2017.05.14 Devon Ramshorn Down 2 Devon BC
2017.05.14 Devon Teigngrace Meadow 1+ Devon BC
2017.05.14 Essex Rainham Marshes 1 Cambs & Essex BC
2017.05.14 Wiltshire Sidbury Hill 1 Wilts BC
2017.05.13 Cornwall Mylor 1 UK Butterflies
2017.05.13 Suffolk Landguard Obs 1 Suffolk BC 
2017.05.11 Lancashire Moor Piece NR 1 Lancashire BC 
2017.05.02 SussexAbbots Wood 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.02 Wiltshire Landford Wood 1 Wilts BC
2017.04.17 Dorset   Osmington White Horse  1  Dorset BC 
2017.04.10 Cornwall  Lamoma  1  Bugalert correspndent
2017.04.06 Hertfordshire Baldock 1 UK Butterflies
2017,03,02 Devon   Spreyton  1 Devon BC