Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Vanessa atalanta Linnaeus, 1758
Red Admiral

Family: Nymphalidae
Checklist Number: 59.023

A frequent and common migrant species, which can be found can bee seen in most months, but mainly from February to November

The main foodplant is Common Nettle Urtica dioica, but other species are used

Vanessa atalanta
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