Small Tortoiseshell

Aglais urticae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Small Tortoiseshell
ORDER

Lepidoptera

FAMILY

Nymphalidae (Emperors, vanessids, fritillaries)

TYPE

Butterflies

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Grassland, Woodland, Farmland, Gardens

Larvae feed on common nettle

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LATIN NAME

Aglais urticae

Size (MM)

Wingspan 50-56mm

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