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Vanessa vulcania (Godart, 1819)

Имаго  Vanessa vulcania


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Nymphalinae tribe Nymphalini genus Vanessa → species Vanessa vulcania

Species name(s)

Vanessa vulcania (Godart, 1819) = Pyrameis callirhoe occidentalis C. Felder, 1862 = Vanessa indica vulcania = Vanessa (Vanessa) vulcania = Vanessa carmencitai Fernandez Vidal 1979.


Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Vanessa vulcania

Detailed information with references


  • Germany, Spain (mainland), the Canary Islands, Madeira, Portugal (mainland). [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Urtica morifolia, Parietaria. [28]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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07.02.2014 15:45, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic.

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