13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
the Painted Lady

in a large flowery meadow they flew hundreds of butterflies but some were distinguished by the beauty of colors: its were the Painted Ladies (Vanessa cardui)

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: iggio (Emilia-Romagna Region), Italy
Camera: PENTAX K-5
Copyright: © Maurizio Teruzzi