Common brassy ringlet - Erebia cassioides

Upperside.  

Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: June - September

Size: 32-38mm

Altitude: 1600-2600m

The Common brassy ringlet is one of five Brassy ringlets, hard to separate in the field. The one pictured above is of the form arvernensis found in the Pyrenees, the eyespots touch each other but do not overlap as much as the Swiss brassy ringlet.

 

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Common brassy ringlet distribution.

 

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