Tortoiseshell butterfly wing

Description
This is a part of the wing of the small tortoiseshell butterfly, viewed under a microscope.
Accession Loan No.
263/1903/3500
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
tortoiseshell butterfly wing
Simple Name
insect: butterfly
Full Name
NYMPHALIDAE: Aglais urticae (Linnaeus, 1758): small tortoiseshell
Dimensions
glass slide length 3 in; glass slide W 1 in; glass slide TH > 1/16 in
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Family Group

Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Family
NYMPHALIDAE
Genus
Aglais
Species
urticae

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