Nymphalis polychloros
         
Large Tortoiseshell  
La Grande Tortue  
           
 
 
 
 
1] male of Nymphalis polychloros after overwintering - Bouches du Rhône (France) - 10/03/2012  
       
       
   
2] same specimen as 1]   3] same specimen as 1]  
       
       
   
4] same specimen as 1]   5] specimen after overwintering - Var (France) - 05/04/2009  
       
       
   
6] specimen after overwintering - Var (France) - 12/03/2014   7] specimen after overwintering - Var (France) - 16/03/2014  
       
       
   
8] specimen after overwintering - Haute Loire (France) - 1996   9] male (summer brood) - Alpes maritimes (France)  - 15/08/2013  
       
       
   
10] same specimen as 9]
 
  11] female of Nymphalis polychloros (summer brood) - Cantal (France) - July 1997  
       
       
   
12] specimen licking some sap from an Oak tree (summer brood) - Var (France) - 08/06/2011   13] same specimen as 12]
 
 
       
       
   
14] specimen from summer brood - Var (France) - 10/06/2011   15] same specimen as 14]  
       
       
   
16] same specimen as 14]   17] same specimen as 14]  
       
       
   
18] young caterpillar feeding on Ulmus sp. - Var (France) - 30/04/2015   19] same larva as 19], several days later - Var (France) - 06/05/2015
 
 
       
       
 
20] same larva as 19] - Var (France) - 06/05/2015      
       
       
   
21] same larva as 19] - Var (France) - 06/05/2015   22] same larva as 19] - Var (France) - 06/05/2015  
       
       
   
23] same larva as 19] - Var (France) - 08/05/2015   24] same larva as 19] - Var (France) - 08/05/2015  
       
       
   
25] same larva as 19] - Var (France) - 08/05/2015
 
  26] same larva as 19], preparing to pupate - Var (France) - 13/05/2015  
       
       
   
27] chrysalis which originated from the scene shown in 26] - Var (France) - 15/05/2015   28] same chrysalis as 27] - Var (France) - 15/05/2015
 
 
       
       
   
29] same chrysalis as 27] - Var (France) - 15/05/2015   30] same chrysalis as 27] - Var (France) - 23/05/2015  
       
       
       
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