Australian Admiral
Vanessa itea

Sometimes common; caterpillars feed on leaves from the nettle family, Urtica spp. and have adapted to the introduced stinging nettle plant.

Key Facts

Family:nymphalidae
Size (Male):50mm
Size (Female):50mm
Mature Larva Length:32mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, apr, may, jun, jul, aug, sep, oct, nov, dec
Abundance:common
Alternate Names:Yellow Admiral
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