| Vanessa atalanta (Linnaeus, 1758)|
Main synonym = Papilio atalanta Linnaeus, 1758
| Taxonomical Classification: Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Nymphalidae |
| Red Admiral Farfett tal-ħurrieq|
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This species of butterfly is on the wing all year round. It is mostly attracted to Lantana flowers and Orange Ttree blossoms and it feeds on nettles ,as the maltese name suggests, and also on Pellitory of the Wall. This species is common.
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