Butterfly - Ringlet
Fact File
Taken at Strathclyde Park on 1st July 2017 with Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 


Underwing
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 20th June 2017 with
Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
Fact File

 
Butterfly - Ringlet.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Aphantopus hyperantus.
Lepidoptera.
Nymphalidae.
Larval Food:

Adult Food:

Wingspan:


Habitat:

Flies/Found:
Cock's-foot, Common Couch , False Brome ,
Meadow-grasses and Tufted Hair-grass.
Bramble, Fleabane, Hemp Agrimony, Kidney Vetch,
Marjoram , Privet, Ragwort and Thistles.
Male:     42 - 48 mm.
Female: 46 - 52 mm.
Sites characterised as being sheltered and
damp are preferred.
June - Mid July.