Piedmont ringlet - Erebia meolans


Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: May - August

Size: 38-54mm

Altitude: 600-2300m

Upperside. The English common name comes from a region of Northern Italy where the species flies.

This picture is taken in the woods above Évolène in the Val d'Hérens, Switzerland.


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Grasses Woodland clearings

Piedmont ringlet distribution.


Early Stages




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