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Nymphalis polychloros (Linnaeus, 1758)
Large Tortoiseshell
grande tortue

Genus: Nymphalis Kluk, 1780   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
N. polychloros (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, SIC Monti Ruffi, Cerreto Laziale (Roma), Italy, June 2, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
N. polychloros (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Anticoli (Roma), Italy, May 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
N. polychloros (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Anticoli (Roma), Italy, May 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
N. polychloros (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Manziana (Roma), Italy, June 1995
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
N. polychloros (© Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
Adult, Almaceda, Castelo Branco, Portugal, February 13, 2002
(Photo by Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
N. polychloros (© Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
Adult, Almaceda, Castelo Branco, Portugal, March 9, 2001
(Photo by Paulo Henrique Lopes Rodrigues)
N. polychloros (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Bosco di Foglino (Roma), Italy, June 1988
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
N. polychloros (© Michel Tarrier)
Adult ssp. erythromelas (Austaut, 1885), Djebel Lakraa, Rif, Morocco
(Photo by Michel Tarrier, Les Papillons, mémoire vive du Maroc)

Larva:
N. polychloros (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Canale Monterano (Roma), Italy, May 13, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
N. polychloros (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae, Canale Monterano (Roma), Italy, May 13, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
N. polychloros (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Manziana (Roma), Italy, May 1992
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
N. polychloros (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Bosco di Foglino (Roma), Italy, May 1988
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
N. polychloros (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Bosco di Foglino (Roma), Italy, June 1995
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
N. polychloros (© Yeray Monasterio)
Eggs, Tobía, La Rioja, Spain, April 9, 2006
(Photo by Yeray Monasterio, ZERYNTHIA -- Asociación Espaņola para la Protección de las Mariposas y su Medio)

Foodplants:
Ulmus, Salix, Prunus, Malus, Pyrus, Sorbus, Crataegus, Populus

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