Erebia disa

Lapland Ringlet

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by Matt Rowlings

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Photo: disa

N Sweden, June 2010

Photo: disa

N Sweden, June 2010

Field notes and information

Confined to bogs from the around the Arctic Circle and northwards. A large and well marked species.

Identification & Similar species: Similar to the Lapland ringlet E. embla which has spots on the hindwing.

Distribution & Flight: Only from around the Arctic Circle and northwards in north Sweden, north Norway and north Finland. Flies in June/ July according to season and location.

Habitat & Behaviour: Bogs and pool sides amongst forests.

Photo: disa

N Sweden, June 2010

Photo: disa

N Sweden, June 2010

Photo: disa

N Sweden, June 2010

Photo: disa

N Sweden, June 2010

Photo: disa

N Sweden, June 2010

Photo: disa

N Sweden, June 2010