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Red admiral on New York Aster Dutch name: Atalanta (Vanessa Atalanta) op Herfstaster (Symphyotrichum novi-belgii) Geotagged,Red Admiral,The Netherlands,Vanessa atalanta Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Red admiral on New York Aster

Dutch name: Atalanta (Vanessa Atalanta) op Herfstaster (Symphyotrichum novi-belgii)

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  1. Hoping to have the names right this time :) Posted 8 years ago
    1. Beautiful photo Joost, with two species in perfect focus. Promoted! Posted 8 years ago
  2. beautiful color 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

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Uploaded Feb 3, 2013. Captured Sep 30, 2012 10:10 in Van Meursstraat, 5615 Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
  • SLT-A55V
  • f/11.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO100
  • 90mm