Nymphalidae: Nymphalinae

07248 Peacock Aglais io (=Inachis), (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF1597 (ABH59.026)

Christophstal, September 2016
Christophstal, September 2016
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Christophstal, September 2016
 Photo © Peter Bissell
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On Common Nettle, Christophstal, September 2013
On Common Nettle, Christophstal, September 2013
 Photo © Peter Bissell


General InformationOverwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: M: 63-68mm, F: 67-75mm
Foodplant(s): Common Nettle (Urtica dioica), Small Nettle (Urtica urens), Common Hop (Humulus lupulus)
Flying: One generation, mid July-mid May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Not endangered

Habitat

Everywhere.

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Baden-W├╝rttemberg.

Last recorded in September 2018



Flying/Adult:

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