Spanish brassy ringlet - Erebia hispania

Upperside  

Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: July - August

Size: 34-42mm

Altitude: 1650-2300m

Underside The Spanish brassy ringlet has large eyespots, which actually become one large spot with twin centres. Localised in the Pyrenees, where possible confusion arises with the Common brassy ringlet, Erebia cassioides.

 

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Spanish brassy ringlet distribution.

 

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