Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


California tortoiseshell
Nymphalis californica (Boisduval)

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California tortoiseshell
Nymphalis californica
Adult(s)
Terry Spivey
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California tortoiseshell
Nymphalis californica
Adult(s)
Terry Spivey


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Tribe: Nymphalini
Genus: Nymphalis

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: ITBEAGA


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References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.
Scientific Name Reference: Opler, Paul A., Harry Pavulaan, Ray E. Stanford, Michael Pogue, coordinators. 2006. Butterflies and Moths of North America. Bozeman, MT: Mountain Prairie Information Node.