Brief Summary

    Water ringlet: Brief Summary
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    The water ringlet (Erebia pronoe) is a member of the Satyrinae subfamily of Nymphalidae. It is a high altitude (mainly between 900 and 2,800 meters) butterfly found in the Alps, Bavaria, Styria, Pyrenees, Carpathians and Bulgaria.

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    The wingspan is 36–46 mm. Adults are on wing from June to September in one generation.

    The larvae feed on Festuca species.

Comprehensive Description