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Erebia rondoui

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nymphalidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Erebia
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Similar  Bright eyed ringlet, Erebia epistygne, Larche ringlet, Autumn ringlet, Mnestra's ringlet

Erebia rondoui


Erebia rondoui (Pyrenees brassy ringlet) is a species of butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in France and Spain, where it is found on altitudes ranging from 1,650 to 2,300 meters above sea level in the Pyrenees.

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The wingspan is 30–32 mm. Adults are on wing from June to August in one generation per year.

The larvae feed on Poa and Festuca species. The species overwinters in the larval stage. Pupation takes place in spring.

Taxonomy

It was previously considered a synonym of Erebia cassioides and is considered as a subspecies of Erebia hispania by some authors.

References

Erebia rondoui Wikipedia


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