Gavarnie ringlet - Erebia gorgone


Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: July - August

Size: 40-42mm

Altitude: 1500-2450m

The Gavarnie ringlet has a very limited distribution within Europe, being confined to the High mountains of the Pyrenees. It is quite closely related to the Brassy ringlets, but fortunately has the well camouflaged underside to make it easily recognisable. Underside


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Gavarnie ringlet distribution.


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