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Yellow Admiral

Vanessa itea

Description:

This is a butterfly I spotted while on a walk today. It has since been identified by a helpful commenter as a Yellow Admiral, which are common throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Habitat:

Yellow Admirals are usually found in relatively damp areas of vegetation, such as the banks of rivers and creeks, gullies, glens and suburban gardens.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Yellow Admiral Butterfly
Vanessa itea Yellow Admiral Butterfly (Vanessa itea)


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3 Comments

Thanks for the suggestion Leuba, I'll edit it :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Lovely butterfly ! Hope my suggestion is correct - maybe someone can confirm it.

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Spotted on Mar 27, 2013
Submitted on Mar 27, 2013

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