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Aphantopus hyperantus (Ringlet Butterfly)

Synonyms: Aphantopus albipunctata; Aphantopus caecimaculata; Aphantopus decora; Aphantopus goodsoni; Aphantopus infrapallida; Aphantopus jeholana; Aphantopus neustetteri; Aphantopus nigra; Aphantopus parvocellata; Aphantopus pseudoocellatus; Aphantopus sexoculatus; Aphantopus sublanguescens; Aphantopus totemaxima; Satyrus ocellatus

Wikipedia Abstract

This article concerns the butterfly. For the feminine hairstyle, see Ringlet (haircut).Note that information on this species applies to Western Europe and some details may not be consistent with the species in other parts of its range.The Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus) is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is only one of the numerous "ringlet" butterflies in the tribe Satyrini.
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Infraspecies

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bath and Bradford-on-Avon Bats 265 England, United Kingdom  
Breckland 18652 England, United Kingdom
Cadair Idris 9353 Wales, United Kingdom
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Corsydd Llyn/ Lleyn Fens 701 Wales, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Lower Derwent Valley 2263 England, United Kingdom
Mendip Limestone Grasslands 1032 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Morfa Harlech a Morfa Dyffryn 2626 Wales, United Kingdom
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
North York Moors 108930 England, United Kingdom
Rooksmoor 152 England, United Kingdom
Salisbury Plain 52975 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
The Stiperstones and The Hollies 1486 England, United Kingdom  
Torfowiska Orawsko-Nowotarskie 20400 Poland  

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Agrostis stolonifera (carpet bentgrass)[1]
Angelica sylvestris (woodland angelica)[1]
Brachypodium sylvaticum (slender false brome)[2]
Carex sylvatica (European woodland sedge)[2]
Centaurea jacea (Brown Knapweed)[1]
Cirsium arvense (Creeping Thistle)[1]
Cirsium palustre (Marsh Thistle)[1]
Comarum palustre (Purple Marshlocks)[1]
Dactylis glomerata (orchardgrass)[1]
Deschampsia cespitosa (Tufted Hair-grass)[1]
Elymus repens (quackgrass)[2]
Epilobium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium (Rosebay Willowherb)[1]
Erica tetralix (crossleaf heath)[1]
Eupatorium cannabinum (Hemp-agrimony)[3]
Galeopsis tetrahit (brittle-stem hemp-nettle)[1]
Galium saxatile (heath bedstraw)[1]
Heracleum sphondylium subsp. granatense[1]
Hieracium obtusissimum (Alpine Ragwort)[1]
Hypericum maculatum (Imperforate St John's-wort)[1]
Hypochaeris radicata (Common Catsear)[1]
Leucanthemum vulgare (oxeye daisy)[1]
Milium effusum (American milletgrass)[2]
Phleum pratense (common timothy)[3]
Poa annua (annual blue grass)[2]
Poa pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)[1]
Rubus idaeus (Raspberry)[1]
Succisa pratensis (devilsbit)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]
Trifolium repens (Ladino Clover)[1]
Valeriana officinalis (garden valerian)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acanthis flammea (Common Redpoll)5
Acronicta euphorbiae (Sweet Gale Moth)3
Aglais urticae (Small Tortoiseshell)6
Amphipoea oculea (Ear Moth)3
Anthophila fabriciana (Nettle-tap Moth)3
Apamea anceps (Large Nutmeg)3
Apamea monoglypha (Dark Arches)3
Apamea scolopacina (Slender Brindle)3
Aphrophora alni (Alder Spittle Bug)4
Apis mellifera (honey bee)5
Autographa gamma (Silver Y Moth)8
Boloria selene (Silver-bordered fritillary)7
Bombus lucorum (White-tailed bumblebee)9
Carduelis carduelis (European Goldfinch)5
Cassida rubiginosa (Thistle Tortoise Beetle)3
Cerodontha flavocingulata3
Cerodontha pygmaea3
Chlorops hypostigma3
Cnephasia asseclana (Flax Tortrix Moth)7
Cnephasia incertana (Light Grey Tortrix Moth)6
Cnephasia stephensiana (Grey Tortrix Moth)5
Coenonympha pamphilus (Small Heath Butterfly)6
Conops flavipes4
Conops quadrifasciatus3
Delia coarctata4
Elachista apicipunctella3
Elachista luticomella4
Ematurga atomaria (Common Heath Moth)3
Empis livida6
Empis tessellata (Dance Fly)3
Epistrophe grossulariae4
Episyrphus balteatus (Marmelade Fly)10
Erebia aethiops (Scotch Argus)4
Eristalis arbustorum5
Eristalis pertinax6
Eristalis rupium4
Eristalis tenax (drone fly)5
Euclidia glyphica (Burnet Companion Moth)3
Eupeodes latifasciatus3
Eupeodes luniger3
Eupithecia satyrata (Satyr Pug Moth)3
Eupithecia vulgata (Common Pug Moth)3
Fringilla coelebs (Common Chaffinch)3
Gonepteryx rhamni (Brimstone Butterfly)3
Helophilus pendulus (Striped Hover Fly)6
Helophilus trivittatus (Sun Fly)5
Hipparchia semele (Grayling)4
Larinus planus3
Liriomyza strigata4
Lycaena phlaeas (Small Copper Butterfly)3
Maniola jurtina (Meadow Brown Butterfly)12
Melanargia galathea (Marbled White)3
Meliscaeva cinctella5
Mesapamea secalis (Common Rustic)3
Neoascia podagrica3
Omphaloscelis lunosa (Lunar Underwing Moth)3
Opomyza germinationis3
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)3
Oscinella frit (fruit fly)3
Oscinella nitidissima3
Pachytodes cerambyciformis3
Papilio machaon (Old World swallowtail)4
Pararge aegeria (Speckled Wood Butterfly)5
Parasyrphus annulatus5
Phaonia angelicae5
Philaenus spumarius (meadow froghopper)4
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)3
Pieris brassicae (Large White)3
Pieris napi (Green-veined White Butterfly)5
Pieris rapae (imported cabbageworm)7
Pyrgus malvae (Grizzled Skipper)5
Pyronia tithonus (Gatekeeper)4
Rhamphomyia umbripennis3
Rhingia campestris6
Sarcophaga carnaria (Camouflaged Flesh Fly)5
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)3
Scaeva pyrastri3
Sericomyia silentis9
Sicus ferrugineus3
Sphaerophoria scripta6
Stenurella melanura4
Syritta pipiens (thick-legged hoverfly)3
Thymelicus lineola (European skipper)7
Thymelicus sylvestris (Small Skipper)9
Volucella bombylans6
Volucella pellucens (White-banded Drone Fly)5

Consumers

Pollinator of 
Angelica sylvestris (woodland angelica)[1]
Arnica montana (leopard's bane)[3]
Centaurea jacea (Brown Knapweed)[1]
Cirsium arvense (Creeping Thistle)[1]
Cirsium oleraceum (Cabbage thistle)[3]
Cirsium palustre (Marsh Thistle)[1]
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)[3]
Comarum palustre (Purple Marshlocks)[1]
Crepis paludosa (Marsh Hawksbeard)[3]
Epilobium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium (Rosebay Willowherb)[1]
Erica tetralix (crossleaf heath)[1]
Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet)[3]
Galeopsis tetrahit (brittle-stem hemp-nettle)[1]
Galium saxatile (heath bedstraw)[1]
Heracleum sphondylium subsp. granatense[1]
Hieracium obtusissimum (Alpine Ragwort)[1]
Hypericum maculatum (Imperforate St John's-wort)[1]
Hypochaeris radicata (Common Catsear)[1]
Lathyrus pratensis (Meadow Pea)[3]
Leucanthemum vulgare (oxeye daisy)[1]
Lotus pedunculatus (big trefoil)[3]
Pimpinella major (hollowstem burnet saxifrage)[3]
Rubus idaeus (Raspberry)[1]
Solidago virgaurea (European goldenrod)[3]
Succisa pratensis (devilsbit)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[3]
Trifolium repens (Ladino Clover)[1]
Valeriana officinalis (garden valerian)[1]
Veronica beccabunga (European speedwell)[3]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Ecology of Commanster 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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