Australian painted lady (2294/2460)

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Australian painted lady — an Australian species, blown across the Tasman Sea to New Zealand most years. Almost invisible when at rest with its wings up, a quick stretch reveals a flash of colour.

Common names
Australian painted lady
Mt Arthur, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand
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