Nymphalidae: Satyrinae

1629 (ABH59.009) Ringlet Aphantopus hyperantus, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR07344

Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Woodwalton Farm
Woodwalton Farm
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Bevill's Wood
Bevill's Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Whitelye, Gwent
Whitelye, Gwent
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: M: 42-48mm, F: 46-52mm
Foodplant(s): Cock's-foot (Dactylis glomerata), False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum), Tufted Hair-grass (Deschampsia cespitosa), Common Couch (Elytrigia repens), grasses
Flying: One generation, mid June-mid August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Commons, verges, riverbanks, woodland rides and damp grassland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 228 (84.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 February to 26 September

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 26 June to 18 July



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Hairy
Colours:
Pink, white, grey, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5