Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta Linnaeus 1758

Status

Description

Habitat Requirements

Larval Foodplants

Observations

*The information provided in the tables below is based on verified sightings of the Red Admiral submitted via this website since 1st January 2021.

First and Last Sightings

Year First Last/latest # Days
2023 01/01/2023 30/01/2023 29 days
2022 01/01/2022 31/12/2022 364 days
2021 01/01/2021 31/12/2021 364 days
2014 03/06/2014 03/06/2014 0 days

Number of Observations

Year Number of observations
2023 201
2022 1104
2021 248
Grand Total 1554

Distribution Map

Distribution maps for this species are currently unavailable.

Flight Times for the Red Admiral (2023)

The chart below shows flight data by month for 2023 submitted online since 1st January 2023 to 31st January 2023.

Flight Times for the Red Admiral (All Data)

The chart below shows flight data by month based on all data submitted online since 1st January 2019 to 31st January 2023.

Taxonomy

  • Vernacular/Common Name: Red Admiral
  • Family: Nymphalidae ()
  • Sub-family: Nymphalinae ()
  • Genus: Vanessa ()
  • Species: atalanta Linnaeus 1758

References

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