Dean Morley (mostly off)'s photos with the Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly
Reared at home from the larval stage and freshly hatched here.
Added on August 18, 2013

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly
Reared at home from the larval stage and freshly hatched here.
Added on August 18, 2013

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly
Reared at home from the larval stage and freshly hatched here.
Added on August 18, 2013

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly
Reared at home from the larval stage and freshly hatched here.
Added on August 18, 2013

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly
A close up of the wing underside of a recently hatched butterfly that I reared at home from a larva.
Added on August 13, 2013

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly
A close up of the wing underside of a recently hatched butterfly that I reared at home from a larva.
Added on August 13, 2013

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) pupa

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) pupa
Photographed at home after being found nearby.
Added on August 27, 2012

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly pupa

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly pupa
Photographed at home about 2 hours before the butterfly hatched, which, annoyingly, I missed by about 15 minutes!
Added on October  7, 2009

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly pupa

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly pupa
Photographed at home. The wings of the butterfly, which hatched less than 24 hours after this photo was taken, can be seen through the wing case of the pupa.
Added on September 16, 2009

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) caterpillar

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) caterpillar
I am currently rearing this larva at home.
This is a photo of its hind section.
Added on September 10, 2010