Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell)

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: Nymphalis
Species: Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell)

Norwegian name: Kirsebærsommerfugl

Host plants: Apple (Malus), Aspen and Poplar (Populus), Elm (Ulmus), European Pear (Pyrus communis), Goat Willow (Salix caprea), Hawthorn (Crataegus), Pear (Pyrus), Prunus, Sorbus, Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)

Confusion species: Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)