Seq # 470110020

Vanessa atalanta (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: Jan. 13, 2019, 9:40 a.m.


A regular migrant in Belgium, which can survive the winter there.


Details

Classification
Family: Nymphalidae > Subfamily: Nymphalinae > Tribus: Nymphalini > Genus: Vanessa > Species: Vanessa atalanta
Vernacular names
Atalanta (NL), Red Admiral (EN), Vulcain (FR), Admiral (DE)
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 18.
Status

Migrant

A very regular migrant in Belgium.


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Egg


Cocoon/pupa


Flight periods

The adults have been observed almost all year round.


Observed on

Host plant (species):
Parietaria judaica
Host plant (genera):
Urtica

The larva lives on Urtica and Parietaria.

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