Aglais

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Aglais
Small tortoiseshell butterfly (aglais urticae).jpg
Small tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) on Blackthorn in Otmoor, Oxfordshire
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Tribe: Nymphalini
Genus: Aglais
Dalman, 1816

Aglais is a genus of brush-footed butterflies, containing the Tortoiseshells. This genus is sometimes included as a subgenus of Nymphalis,[1] which also includes Tortoiseshells, but it is usually considered to be separate.[2]

Species[edit]

Images of notable species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nymphalis, funet.fi
  2. ^ [1] Lepindex