Uncommon. Restricted to a few bogs.
38-42mm (1.50 inches)
[Small Tortoiseshell 50mm]
This is similar to, but larger than, the Small Heath and, in addition, has several eyespots.
The number of eyespots varies widely in this uncommon butterfly.
Like the Marsh Fritillary, this bogland species is endangd by bog drainage and reclamation.