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small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)
Subject: small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)
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Resolution: 4928x3264 File Size: 8508595 Bytes Date: 2013:06:03 13:40:39 Camera: NIKON D7000 (NIKON CORPORATION) F number: f/10.0 Exposure: 10/1250 sec Focal Length: 600/10 Upload Date: 2017:05:26 09:55:24

small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae)

Caterpillars of the butterfly Aglais urticae (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) on nettle (Urtica dioida) Location : Mazée, Belgium
Date 3 June 2013, 13:40:39
Author Gilles San Martin

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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