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small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)
Subject: small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)
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Resolution: 2944x2228 File Size: 3500473 Bytes Date: 2010:09:13 16:57:09 Camera: NIKON D90 (NIKON CORPORATION) F number: f/14.0 Exposure: 5/300 sec Focal Length: 105/1 Upload Date: 2017:05:26 09:54:40

small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)

English: Caterpillar of a Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) on a Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) in Oberursel, Germany.
Deutsch: Raupe eines Kleinen Fuches (Aglais urticae) auf einer Großen Brennnessel (Urtica dioica) in Oberursel.
Date 13 September 2010
Author Quartl

The small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) is a colourful Eurasian butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found throughout temperate Europe, Asia Minor, Central Asia, Siberia, China, Mongolia, Korea and Japan. The small tortoiseshell is the national butterfly of Denmark.

Scientific Name: Aglais urticae Linnaeus, 1758
Common Names: Small Tortoiseshell
Taxonomy: Papilio urticae [original combination]

aglais urticae
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