Chapman's ringlet - Erebia palarica

Chapman's ringlet  

Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: May-late July

Size: mm

Altitude: 1050-1650m

Similar to the Piedmont ringlet. Chapman's ringlet has larger and brighter eyespots. It is also endemic to northern Spain, where it is quite common at high altitude, for example pictured here at the Puerto San Glorio in the Picos de Europa. Chapman's ringlet

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Chapman's ringlet distribution.


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