False dewy ringlet - Erebia sthennyo


Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: Late June-August

Size: 40-44mm

Altitude: Above 1800m

The Dewy ringlet is a species of high mountain grassland. It only occurs in the Pyrenees, and therefore has a very restricted range. The similarly named Dewy ringlet, Erebia pandrose has a wavy band across the upper wing which makes the two species quite distinct in the field.

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Grasses Grassy slopes

False dewy ringlet distribution.


Early Stages




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