Various incl. Hedgerows, meadows, grasslands.
Watercress, Wild cabbages.
45-52mm (1.77 inches)
[Small Tortoiseshell 50mm]
This species is very common throughout Ireland. The underside of the wings have very pronounced green or black vein marks. The intensity of these varies significently.
It is similar to the Small White butterfly, except for the underside vein marks.