Over the garden gate
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Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars (UK)
Small Tortoiseshell.....(Aglais urticae)
Photo by Ann...North West
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Wingspan 4-5cm. Flight period Mid May to late September. Feeds mainly on stinging nettles.
Caterpillar..Black with Yellow longitudinal stripes, with spiny hairs.
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