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Tortoiseshell Butterfly (Aglais urticae)
The Tortoiseshell Butterfly is a medium-sized butterfly that is mainly reddish-orange in colour, with black and yellow markings on the forewings as well as a ring of blue spots around the edge of the wings. It has a wingspan ranging from 4.5-6.2 cm.<br />
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The small tortoiseshell is the National Butterfly of Denmark.<br />
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Stock Photo by Paddy Bergin