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Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly Caterpillars

Observed: 16th August 2013 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly (Aglais urticae) 16.8.13.Pilgrims Way
Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly (Aglais urticae) 16.8.13.Pilgrims Way.2
Description:

Just went out on a whim in the garden and did a tourch search. Found these caterpillars on my nettles which was great to see. Been trying for years to get butterflies in the garden.This is only the second confirmed breeding butterfly, the other being large white.Just goes to show that a very small patch of nettles does a lot

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Species with which Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) interacts