Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)

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Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)

Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: Rhopalocera (Butterflies)
Family: Nymphalidae (Brush-footed butterflies)
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Genus: Aglais
Species: Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)

Norwegian name: Neslesommerfugl

Host plants: Common Nettle (Urtica dioica), Humulus lupulus, Urtica

Confusion species: Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell)