Nymphalis io – Neitoperhonen – dagpauwoog

Not common during summer. More common during spring. Overwinters as butterfly. (30-5-2019)


The caterpiller only feeds on Urtica dioica (nokkosta) (26-7-2008)

The underwings are very dark. By spreading its wings and displaying the fours colourful ‘eyes’, it can frighten-off predators. (30-5-2019)

In general, caterpillars feed in large groups of individuals. (14-7-2019)