Vanessa atalanta · admirolas

EN · red admiral, red admirable DE · Admiral LT · admirolas LV · lielais nātru raibenis, admirālis PL · rusałka admirał

It resides in warmer areas, but migrates north in spring and sometimes again in autumn. During migration, the red admiral flies at high altitudes where high-speed winds carry the butterfly, reducing energy expenditure. The red admiral caterpillar's primary host plant is the nettle (Urtica) species.