Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

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

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Spotted by

Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

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

Related Spottings

Common Ringlet Common Ringlet Common Ringlet Common Ringlet

Nearby Spottings

Spotting African Caper White Dragonfly Cocoon and caterpillar


Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors