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Red admiral on Echinacea Dutch name: Atalanta (Vanessa atalanta) op Echinacea Geotagged,Red Admiral,The Netherlands,Vanessa atalanta Click/tap to enlarge

Red admiral on Echinacea

Dutch name: Atalanta (Vanessa atalanta) op Echinacea

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  1. It's a nice photo Joost, but you have already uploaded it before
    Red admiral close-up  Geotagged,Red Admiral,The Netherlands,Vanessa atalanta

    The flower looks like an Echinacea, but it's hard to tell which one.
    Posted 8 years ago
    1. Indeed and double and confused this one with pictures I took on asters...
      Thanks again for notifying again.
      Positive side is you can enjoy it again :)
      Posted 8 years ago

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The Red Admiral is a well-known colourful butterfly, found in temperate Europe, Asia and North America. The Red Admiral has a 45–50 mm wing span. The species is resident only in warmer areas, but migrates north in spring, and sometimes again in autumn.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Joost Thissen
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By Joost Thissen

Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
Uploaded Feb 3, 2013. Captured Aug 22, 2012 12:33 in Bestseweg, 5691 Son, The Netherlands.
  • SLT-A55V
  • f/11.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO100
  • 90mm