Seq # 470010020

Limenitis camilla (Linnaeus, 1764) Species

Last modified: Jan. 13, 2019, 9:25 a.m.


A widespread species in Belgium, but local and becoming rather rare. Locally common in some parts of the province of Limburg and in the south of the country.


Details

Classification
Family: Nymphalidae > Subfamily: Limenitidinae > Tribus: Limenitidini > Genus: Limenitis > Species: Limenitis camilla
Vernacular names
Kleine ijsvogelvlinder (NL), White Admiral (EN), Petit Sylvain (FR), Kleiner Eisvogel (DE)
Synonyms
Limenitis sibilla (Linnaeus, 1767)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1837. Catalogue des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de la Belgique, précédé du tableau des Libellulines de ce pays. — — : 1–29. On page 17.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Flight periods

The adults fly in June and July.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Lonicera periclymenum

The larva lives on Lonicera or Symphoricarpos.

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