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Small Tortoiseshell
(Nymphalis urticae)

Butterflies of North America
Photo of Small Tortoiseshell, wing span, identification, life history, flight, caterpillar hosts, adult food, habitat, range, conservation, management needs, Nature Conservancy global rank
Moths and Butterflies of Europe
Photos of pulpa, larva, and adult
Butterfly Conservation
Photo, description, habitat, food plants

Note: This butterfly is much more common in Europe than in the U.S., so we included the references from Italy and England. We were able to find only one reference in the U.S..




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