|The painted lady is a pale pinky-brown with black spots. On the forewings it has white spots on black sections to the tip. The underside is marbled pale and mid-brown with a row of blue eye-like spots on the hindwings. Both the male and the female look the alike.|
|Painted Lady (Cynthia cardui)|
|Where to sight species|
Usually seen in parks and gardens in summer. It migrates from Africa every year.
Brook, Ventnor, Nettlecombe, Limerstone.