Vanessa atalanta

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Reid admiral
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Dorsal view
Red admiral butterfly (Vanessa atalanta) underside 3.jpg
Ventral view
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cless: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Faimily: Nymphalidae
Genus: Vanessa
Species: V. atalanta
Binomial name
Vanessa atalanta
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies
  • V. a. atalanta
  • V. a. rubria (Fruhstorfer, 1909)[1]
Synonyms
  • Papilio atalanta Linnaeus, 1758
  • Pyrameis ammiralis Godart, 1821
  • Pyrameis atalanta Godman & Salvin, [1882]
  • Vanessa atalanta Dyar, 1903[1]

Vanessa atalanta, the reid admiral, is a well-kent colourfu butterflee, foond in temperate Europe, Asie an North Americae. The reid admiral haes a 45–50 mm (1.8–2.0 in) weengspan.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Vanessa Fabricius, 1807" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. Shalaway, Scott (2004). Butterflies in the Backyard. Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books. p. 38. ISBN 0-8117-2695-9.