Vanessa atalanta (Red Admiral, Admiral, Le Vulcain)

Vanessa atalanta, also called Red Admiral or Admiral is a very eye-catching butterfly from Palaearctic ecozone (Europe). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. With a wingspan of 5.0– 6.5 cm the Red Admiral is a small member of the family NYMPHALIDAE. The butterfly is black and has red bands and white spots. The Red Admiral is a migrant butterfly.


Ecozone

The Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) is from Palaearctic (Europe) and Nearctic (North Amerika), but you can find the whole article at Palaearctic (Europe).

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