Nymphalidae: Nymphalinae

07252 Comma Polygonia c-album, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF1598 (ABH59.031)

Christophstal, July 2013
Christophstal, July 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Christophstal, July 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 2012-2013
 2014
 2015
 2016-onwards


General InformationOverwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 50-64mm
Foodplant(s): Common Nettle (Urtica dioica), Common Hop (Humulus lupulus), elms (Ulmus spp.), currants (Ribes spp.), willows (Salix spp.)
Flying: Two generations, July and late August-late April (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Not endangered

Habitat

Open woodland and wood edges.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Baden-W├╝rttemberg.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Flying/Adult): 10 March to 19 October



Flying/Adult:

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Spiny
Colours:
Black, white, red, brown, yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5