Erebia pharte

Blind Ringlet

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by Matt Rowlings

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Berne, Switzerland, August 2012

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Valais, Switzerland, June 2012

Field notes and information

A species from the Alps and Tatra mountains. Can be common where found.

Identification & Similar species: Lacks any small black spots in the orange areas. The hindwing has small, regularly sized orange spots.

Distribution & Flight: From the northern French Alps eastwards in the Alps. Also the Tatra mountains. Flies in July/ August.

Habitat & Behaviour: Grassy places amongst trees and above the treeline.

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Valais, Switzerland, June 2012

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Valais, Switzerland, June 2012

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Isère, France, July 2006

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Valais, Switzerland, July 2006

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Vaud, Switzerland, July 2015

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Valais, Switzerland, July 2015

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Valais, Switzerland, July 2015

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Valais, Switzerland, July 2015

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Valais, Switzerland, August 2005

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Grisons, Switzerland, July 2013

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Valais, Switzerland, July 2004