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Species Account for Aglais urticae

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Aglais urticae  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Small Tortoiseshell
Lepidoptera: butterflies: Nymphalidae

Small Tortoiseshell (underside) Copyright: Robert Smith

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Additional Phenology Data


Small Tortoiseshell larva on nettle
Small Tortoiseshell larva on nettle
Small Tortoiseshell (underside)
Small Tortoiseshell (underside)
Aglais urticae
Aglais urticae

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Taxonomic group: butterflies (Lepidoptera: butterflies) - Part county data   
Small Tortoiseshell on UK Butterflies website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 150 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 1 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 1 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Aglais urticae

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