The Yellow-spotted Ringlet is a member of the Satyrinae subfamily of Nymphalidae. It is associated with (sub)alpine meadows at 900-2,500m. It resembles and shares its habitat with the Mountain ringlet, Erebia epiphron.
Alpine meadow, alt. 1600m ASL. Distribution: the Alps, the Pyrenees, the Cantabrian Mountains, the Massif Central, the Vosges Mountains, the Carpathian Mountains and the mountains of Herzegovina.
Note the red mite on the butterfly on the first shot.
Lat: 46.39, Long: 7.35
Spotted on Jul 26, 2012
Submitted on Aug 6, 2012
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