Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Vanessa atalanta

Vanessa atalanta (Linnaeus, 1758)

red admiral

on Urtica, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Urticaceae, oligophagous

Parietaria alsinifolia, debilis, judaica, officinalis; Urtica dioica, ? koviensis, membranacea, urens.

Perhaps also Humulus lupulus (Cannabaceae)

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Baquero, Moraza, Ariño & Jordana (2011a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), Marabuto (2018a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a), Žikić, Ritt, Colacci, ao (2019a).

Last modified 22.vii.2021