The picture of this pretty Painted Lady Butterfly (Vanessa cardui) which is a typical brushfoot was taken at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York. The picture of this Painted Lady Butterfly was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III with the Canon 100mm Macro lens.
On the Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus), the wings are brown-black; hindwing is lobed. Forewing has transparent gold spots; underside of hindwing has a metallic silver band.
The Silver-spotted Skipper has a wing span of 1 3/4 – 2 5/8 inches (4.5 – 6.7 cm). The photograph of this Silver-spotted Skipper was taken at the Stuyvesant Cove Park on the East River in lower Manhattan with the Canon 5D Mark III with the Canon 100mm Macro lens.