End-of-season observations

Miguel de Salas mm_de at postoffice.utas.edu.au
Sun Oct 25 17:02:08 EST 1998

In article <199810251808.TAA19878 at online.no>, rkrogen at online.no wrote:

> Anyone who have any "winter experiences" with the vanessas? Surely they do
> definitely not survive the winter up here! Their occurance is based upon
> migration.

I have seen Vanessa atalanta complete their cycle year after year in
several places in Spain where the temperature can get down to -5 or -10
degrees centigrade in winter.

Miguel de Salas,

mm_de at postoffice.utas.edu.au

School of Pland Science
University of Tasmania, Australia

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