Nymphalidae Satyrinae Erebiini Erebia epiphron Erebia eriphyle
Erebia epistygne (Hübner, [1819])
Spring Ringlet
Moiré provençal

Genus: Erebia Dalman, 1816   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (species):
   viriathus Sheldon, 1913

Adult:
E. epistygne (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult (male), Provençe, France, April 2003
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)
E. epistygne (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult (female), Provençe, France, April 2003
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)
E. epistygne (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult (male), Provençe, France, April 2003
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)

Distribution:
Spain (Montes Universales, Serrania de Cuenca, S. de Javalambre, S. de Calderesos, S. de Guadalajara, Montseny), France (SW Cevennes, Provençe)

Foodplants:
Festuca ovina

To know more about:
Matt Rowlings - Matt's European Butterflies - Erebia epistygne page

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