Vanessa cardui Linnaeus, 1758,

Della Rocca, Francesca, Stefanelli, Silvia, Cardarelli, Elisa, Bogliani, Giuseppe & Bracco, Francesco, 2021, Contribution to the knowledge of the arthropods community inhabiting the winter-flooded meadows (marcite) of northern Italy, Biodiversity Data Journal 9, pp. 57889-57889: 57889

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.9.e57889

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scientific name

Vanessa cardui Linnaeus, 1758
status

 

Vanessa cardui Linnaeus, 1758 

Ecological interactions

Conservation status

Least Concern for Italian ( Balletto et al. 2015), Mediterranean ( Numa et al. 2016) and European assessments ( Van Swaay et al. 2010).

Distribution

It is distributed in Europe and North Africa ( Sterry and Mackay 2005). It can be found in mainland Italy, Sardinia and Sicily ( Villa et al. 2009).

Notes

Migratory species widely distributed in many different environments, from the plains to 2500 m a.s.l. Migratory individuals arriving in Italy have two generations in June-July and September-October ( Paolucci 2013, Villa et al. 2009).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Vanessa