Aphantopus hyperantus - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

NYMPHALIDAE

Satyrinae

Las Descargues, 14 June 2011
Aphantopus hyperantus Adult

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© Alan Martin

Aphantopus hyperantus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Ringlet
Le Tristan

Wingspan: 40-50mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June to August. A species of scrub, woodland margins, grassy rides and clearings, a frequent butterfly of the plateau and the Causse.

Larvae feed on various grasses.

 

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