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Large Tortoiseshell

Nymphalis polychloros

Description:

Family Nymphalidae

Habitat:

National park Paklenica, edge of the forest


1 species ID suggestions

Large Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis polychloros Large Tortoiseshell

5 Comments

Jopy
Jopy 4 years ago

That's what is happend to me :)

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

The small one is so common that one tends to forget that there is another one :-)

Jopy
Jopy 4 years ago

Yes, I looked in butterfly key and found it, you're right, I didn't look carefully markings on wings :)

Jopy
Jopy 4 years ago

Thank you, Daniele, for correction!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Hi Jopy! Look carefully at the black markings: could you have a Large tortoiseshell rather than Aglais urticae? Both are waking up from hibernation now.

Croatia

Lat: 44.34, Long: 15.48

Spotted on Mar 9, 2014
Submitted on Mar 10, 2014

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