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Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta


This large butterfly is identified by its striking dark brown, red, and black wing pattern.


The Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) is a well-known colourful butterfly, found in temperate Europe, Asia and North America. The caterpillar feeds on nettles, and the adult drinks from flowering plants like the Buddleia and overripe fruit.


In a old garden in a very old farm. "Cardiga Farm" Sadly just one photo :(

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1 Comment

gilreis 10 years ago


Ricardo Salgueiro
Spotted by
Ricardo Salgueiro


Spotted on Jan 4, 2013
Submitted on May 10, 2013

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