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Species Account for Vanessa atalanta

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Vanessa atalanta  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Red Admiral
Lepidoptera: butterflies: Nymphalidae

Red Admiral (underside) Copyright: Robert Smith

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National status: Migrant

Additional Phenology Data


Red Admiral (underside)
Red Admiral (underside)
Red Admiral
Red Admiral

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Taxonomic group: butterflies (Lepidoptera: butterflies) - Part county data   
Red Admiral on UK Butterflies website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 193 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 4 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 2 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Vanessa atalanta

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