Vanessa atalanta (Red Admiral) is a species of butterflies in the family brush-footed butterflies. They are native to The Nearctic, the Palearctic, The Neotropics, and Asia. They visit flowers of Simsia amplexicaulis, Creeping Thistle, golden-yarrow, and goldenrod. They are diurnal herbivores. They rely on flight to move around.
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