Aglais

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

Aglais is a Holarctic 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]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nymphalis at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ [1] Lepindex

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