First Painted Lady Sightings of 2003

The data in this table show only known first sightings of Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) in these locations. Other data, including later observations from the same places, and observations recorded when it was uncertain whether or not the butterfly spotted was the first in the area, will be included in another table, "Other Early Painted Lady Sightings in 2003."

Date
Location
St./Pr.
Latitude (N)
Longitude (W)
Observer
Feb. 17, 2003

Boyce Thompson Arboretum, 3 mi. west of Superior

AZ
33.29
-110.10

Chris Kline

ca. Feb. 26, 2003

Yuma

AZ
32.72
-114.63

Ian Wilkinson

Mar. 23, 2003

Granbury

TX
32.44
-97.79

Charles and Peggy Hatcher

Mar. 28, 2003

13 mi. NW of Bishop

CA
37.46
-118.56

Derham Giuliani

Apr. 2, 2003

Costa Mesa

CA
33.64
-117.92

Doug Mann

Apr. 7, 2003

Parthenon, Newton Co.

AR
35.95
-93.24

Bob Barber

Apr. 13, 2003

Salt Lake City

UT
40.75
-111.90

Todd, Sam, and Sebastion Jenson

May 6, 2003

Ames

IA
42.02
-93.60

Royce Bitzer

May 11, 2003

15 mi. NE of Weyburn

SK
49.81
-103.66

Martin Bailey

May 15, 2003

Woodbridge

NJ
40.33
-74.17

James Kupcho


This page was created on April 8, 2003, and most recently updated on May 19, 2003.