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Common Ringlet

Yypthima doleta


Ypthima doleta, the Common Ringlet, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, southern Sudan, Uganda and north-western Tanzania. The habitat consists of humid areas, including farmland, forest margins and glades.


Found feeding on wild flowers after a rain

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Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Spotted on Dec 8, 2013
Submitted on Dec 25, 2013


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