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Painted Lady butterfly migration: Seeing lots of butterflies? They’re BACK!

Painted lady butterfly. Photo by Joe Oliver, Walnut Creek, Calif.
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The Painted Lady butterflies (Vanessa cardui) are back migrating through California even as we speak.

Dr. Art Shapiro is a professor of Evolution and Ecology at UC-Davis and a top butterfly expert. You can find out more than you ever wanted to know about these beautiful Painted Ladies and their migration by checking out Art Shapiro’s Butterfly Site: http://butterfly.ucdavis.edu/node/446

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Posted on Monday, March 30th, 2009
Under: Butterflies, Migration, Painted Lady butterfly | 65 Comments »