Name of the species: Aglais urticae (Linnaeus, 1758) Small Tortoiseshell, Kleiner Fuchs, Petite Tortue (Vanesse de l'ortie), Многоцветница крапивная (Крапивница)
Distribution and biological peculiarities in Armenia: The species is found throughout temperate Europe, Asia Minor, Central Asia, Siberia, China, Mongolia, Korea and Japan, wherever Common Nettle which their larvae feed on is found. There are a few records from New York City which, however, are believed to be of introduced insects.
Population dynamics: The species is rather common almost everywhere.
Conservation measures: The species has not been evaluated for IUCN and European Red Lists, and for the National Red Data Book, also it is not listed in CITES and in Bern Convention.