Common Ringlet butterfly – 6/2/11
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 6/2/11
Observation Time: 1:30 p.m.
Observation Location: Gavins Pond Road near soccer field parking lot
Common Name: Common Ringlet butterfly
Scientific Name: Coenonympha tullia
Comments: Ringlets can be found in a variety of grassy habitats, including roadsides, woodland edges and clearings, prairies, bogs, and arctic and alpine taiga and tundra. It is a poor flyer, but can sometimes be found along ditches seeking new grounds. It is a holarctic species found in northern Europe and Asia and across North America.
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