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Common Ringlet

Coenonympha tullia

Description:

The Large Heath, or Common Ringlet is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is common to northern Europe and Asia and across North America.

Habitat:

It flies in variety of grassy habitats, including roadsides, woodland edges and clearings, prairies, bogs, and arctic and alpine taiga and tundra. It is a poor flyer, but can sometimes be found along ditches seeking new grounds.


1 species ID suggestions

Liam
Liam 6 years ago
Common Ringlet
Coenonympha tullia Coenonympha tullia

3 Comments

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 6 years ago

Thanks Thom!

OneArseneWenger
OneArseneWenger 6 years ago

wow!! beautiful shot

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 6 years ago

Thanks for the ID Liam!

Ontario, Canada

Lat: 43.84, Long: -79.63

Spotted on Jun 10, 2012
Submitted on Jun 22, 2012

Reference

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