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Milbert's tortoiseshell
Nymphalis milberti

Milbert's tortoiseshell
Milbert's tortoiseshell

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: medium
Overall Color: orange and black
Larval Foods: nettles
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: common
Description: striking butterfly with orange and black bands above and gray camouflage beneath

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 04 Nymphalidae (brushfoots)
SubFamily: 02 Nymphalinae (brushfoots)
Genus: Nymphalis
Species: milberti

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