Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Vanessa vulcania

Vanessa vulcania (Godart, 1819)

canary red admiral

on Urtica, ? etc.


Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Urticaceae, ? monophagous

? Gesnouinia arborea; ? Parietaria judaica; Urtica membranacea, morifolia, urens.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Köhler, Lepiforum.


Vanessa vulcanica.


Gil-T & Obregón (2012a), Köhler (2014a), Lepiforum (2021), Wagner (2013a), Wiemers (1995a).

Last modified 6.xi.2021