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Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)

Observed: 5th July 2009 By: littlecleaveslittlecleaves’s reputation in Invertebrateslittlecleaves’s reputation in Invertebrates
DSD_2653
Description:

Neutral grassland Newbridge Slopes

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Ringlet ((Aphantopus hyperantus)) interacts

Comments

DavidHowdon's picture

Both the same

Are both these images of the same butterfly? The first one looks more like a Skipper of some kind, possibly Small Skipper.

nightfly's picture

Yes first one doesnt look

Yes first one doesnt look like ringlet, but agreeing the 2nd.

Cathal.

littlecleaves's picture

Yes I agree so have removed the skipper.

I have another Ringlet image with wings open. It has fewer spots than shown on the underside of these wings. Is that normal?

nightfly's picture

I think it is quite normal, I

I think it is quite normal, I stand to be corrected but I think the underside markings are more conspicuous.

Cathal.

littlecleaves's picture

Thanks everyone

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