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Small tortoiseshell

Observed: 22nd July 2009 By: purplerabbitspurplerabbits’s reputation in Invertebratespurplerabbits’s reputation in Invertebrates
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I always seem to get at least one in the flat at this time of year, although we're on the 4th floor

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Small tortoiseshell (Nymphalis urticae) interacts


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Small tortoiseshell

They are everywhere at the moment, we have around 40 in the local gardens. Small tortoiseshells over-winter as adults, often in buildings. It sounds as your butterflies are starting to prospect for a wintering site.

Graham Banwell

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