Sometimes common; caterpillars feed on leaves from the nettle family, Urtica spp. and have adapted to the introduced stinging nettle plant.
You can learn a lot more about this butterfly on the Roger Grund website (now managed by the BCSA)
|Mature Larva Length:||32mm|
|Months of Flight:||jan, feb, mar, apr, sep, oct, nov, dec|
|Alternate Names:||Yellow Admiral|
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