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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 242
 Date Entered 28/06/2011
 Updated on 28/06/2011
 Recorded by Ric Carter
 Category Fauna
 Record Type Fauna HER
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 17/09/2010
 Location Slei Gill
 Civil Parish Arkengarthdale
 Brit. National Grid 
 Record Name Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly
 Record Description The Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly ( Aglais Urticae) is widespread throughout the Uk and can be seen flying in warm weather almost all year round. Its primary larval foodplants are nettles - from an archaeological perspective often an indicator of disturbed ground.
 Dimensions wingspan 30mm
 Image 1 ID 878         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly
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