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Ringlet ?

Observed: 27th July 2013 By: kate-w29
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Small/medium plain looking butterfly. Very flighty. Not sure if these are old ringlets? One in particular had very torn wings.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus) interacts


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Definitely a bit "shop-soiled"

They've suffered a bit of pecking, by the looks of it. I've seen Great Tits do that, but I expect other species do so, too.