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Overwintering of the red admiral butterfly Vanessa atalanta L on Howth Peninsula, Co Dublin



Overwintering of the red admiral butterfly Vanessa atalanta L on Howth Peninsula, Co Dublin



Irish Naturalists' Journal 29(2): 81-86



The migrant adult Red Admiral butterfly was observed to successfully overwinter and breed in sheltered areas on Howth Peninsula, Co. Dublin. Eggs, larvae and pupae were monitored from November to May on the larval food plant, the Common Nettle.

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