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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Vanessa virginiensis (Painted beauty)

 

 

(Painted beauty)
Habitat: Uncommon sporadic resident of Organ Pipe CNM. Aguajita Wask and Arch Canyon
Food Habits: "nectar, damp spots"

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Nymphalidae - Brush-footed butterflies
Genus Vanessa
species virginiensis

 

 

 

 

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